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Back pain after lifting weight. MRI shows dessication, diffuse bulge. Suggestion?

Dear Sir My father lifted wait on 1st Sep about 30 KG and then he got severe pain in low back right. Due to this pain he went physiotheraphy on 6th Sep they suggested traction after that he cant able to sit and stand for few seconds also and then we went to ortho specalist, he sugeested for MRI Scan( Lumbar Spinal). My Father is an 60 years old. Below are the MRI report Mild diffuse of L1-2, L2-3, L3-4 & L5-S1 discs seen, causing mild bilateral neural foraminal narrowing & no significant nerve root impingement. L4-5 shows desiccation , diffuse buldge and right foraminal protrusion, causing moderate bilateral neural foraminal narrowing & indentation of bilateral existing L4 nerve roots (right left) & right traversing L5 nerve root in right lateral recess . Now daily he is going to ortho doctor they give 30 mints current Can you please sugggest for this? Is there any severe issue or critical ? Ananth
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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No , there no any sever issue neither critical. At this stage he must avoid any lifting, twisting his trunk, bending . He must carry lumbar belt ,continue prescribed treatment, regularly visit his Doctor. Under correct therapy there will be rapid recovery .
I wish your father good luck and speedy recovery,
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Answered: Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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