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I have adisc prolapse at L4-L5 level. What are my treatment options other than surgery?

I was diagonosed last year and my MRI shows I have adisc prolapse at L4-L5 level,.My problem is that in standing I am feeling numbness in both legs (foot ) from a seated position. What are my treatment options otherthan surgery?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jun 2010
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Hello.welcome.Ideally you should go for surgery.Otherwise you can go for traction and short wave diathermy.Consult a experienced physiotherapist and seek his opinion.good luck.
Answered: Fri, 9 Sep 2011
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