New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson said he is scheduled to get another medical evaluation for his herniated disc later this month and will also seek a second opinion from another doctor.

Anderson has been sidelined since Jan. 3 when he collided with Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace. Anderson never lost feeling in any of his extremities but had excruciating pain shooting from his elbow to the tip of his fingers. He remained at a Boston hospital for three days before returning to New Orleans.

`` At beginning of the year, I got my last MRI and it said the disc wasn’t healing,’’ Anderson said. ``But my symptoms are getting a lot better. I don’t feel that pain anymore. The fact that I’m feeling better is a good sign, but I’m going to get re-checked and have another MRI.

Though Anderson wasn’t initially cleared to fly, he gained clearance from doctors three weeks ago, he said.

Anderson traveled with the team for their three-game road trip that ends on Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Anderson, however, is still expected to be out until March and could likely miss the remainder of the season.