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Back pain. Lumbar spondylosis, disc protrusion, disc bulge. What can be done?

hi sir this eswar 38 years old, i m from Indian army [ex soldier and nation class sports men] right now i m working as a fitness trainer,, i m suffering with back pain for lost 6 months,, so yesterday i done the mri , the report is like this . impression;; * L4-L5; L5-S1 LUMBAR SPONDYLOSIS * L4-L5 DISC PROTRUSION IS SEVERELY COMPRESSING THE LEFT SIDED EXITING NERVE ROOTS AND MODERATELY COMPRESSING THE THECAL SAC *L5-S1 DISC BULGE IS MILDLY COMPRESSING THE THECAL SAC AND BILATERAL NEURAL RECESSES * PRE AND PARASPINAL SOFT TISSUES ARE NORMAL,, so please kindly advise me what can i do now ?? thank you sir,,G. eswar ex ARMY
Asked On : Fri, 25 May 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear friend, welcome to HCM.
it is a slipped disc in lumbar spine causing pressure on the nerves, hence your backache.
also have tingling/ numbness/ weakness in limbs?
I think for your profession, you should a good spine surgeon's opinion if surgery is required. only complete exam would tell you the correct answer. now a days microdisc surgeries are available and minimally invasive, if one is needed.
so get evaluated for the spine.

take care and pl. keep me posted on the progress.
Answered: Mon, 30 Jul 2012
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