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Back pain, pain on breathing, disc protrusion in spine, thecal compression. Treatment?

Hi i am having sever back pain and pain when i breathe. The pain comes around my rib cage and in the middle of my shoulder blades. I just had an MRi and it said that I have disc protrusion at c3-c4 c4-c5 and c5-c6 and then I have a tiny disc protrusion at t6-t7 with thecal compression without compression to the spinal cord . The pain is so severe I have a hard time breathing and sitting up for a long time and I am running out of options. What can i do to relieve the pain.
Asked On : Mon, 27 Aug 2012
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DEAR FRIEND ,


DICS PROTUSIONS ARE COMMON FINDINGS ON MRI AND IN YUR CASE SEEM TO BE CLINICALLY INSIGNIFICANT. YOU REUQIRE GOOD PHYSIO THERAPY.REGARDING PAIN IT IS MUSCULAR IN NATURE HOT WATER FOMENTATIN AND PAIN KILLERS MAY HELP


Dr. Vineet Saggar (MCh)


Neuro Surgeon / Spinal Surgeon
Answered: Wed, 29 Aug 2012
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