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I have lower back and leg pain. Suggest me a remedy

Hi I am experiencing pain in my legs. From buttocks down to my feet as well..with numbness and pins and needles in my foot as well. My calf muscle very painful. I am having difficulty to walk. Affected mostly my left leg..pain is concentrated here. Some pain in my hip bone ... Muscle pains and stiffness too. Lower back pains that soemtimes includes the groin area. Tried neurontin for 8 days now, celebrex for 2 days and its not working. I feel depressed.
Asked On : Mon, 21 Feb 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Now it is time for you to get an MRI of Lumbosacral spine done, since the chances that you are suffering from prolaplse of intervertebral disc.
Send the MRI report to me at to suggest you further line of treatment
Answered: Tue, 22 Feb 2011
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Hi Dr Soni
I had my lumbosacral xray and it only shows straightening of the lumbar curvature.
No sign of prolapse of the intervertebral disc (is this slip disc?)
I will schedule my MRI as well.
It can be lumbar canal stenosis as well.
Please comment
Answered: Tue, 22 Feb 2011
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Hi Dr SOni
Thank you for your reply
I had y lumbo sacral xray and it only shows straightening of the lumbar curvature, what this mean?
I will schedule my MRI since it can also be a lumbar canal stenosis.
Please comment.
Answered: Tue, 22 Feb 2011
Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. S S Soni's  Response
straightening of LS spine is a sign of PIVD, only an MRI scan only, can reveal the disc budlge. so get an MRI of LS spine done so that i can help you to get rid of pain
Take Care
Answered: Thu, 24 Feb 2011
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