Thanks for writing to us.
There is an evidence of radiculopathy
. Therefore the aim has to be to reduce the neural root compression.The diffuse posterior bulge and also left foraminal disc bulge also touching the nerve
There are two ways of treating this condition,
(A)Conservative/medical line of management;- Complete Bed Rest
for 08 weeks with Lumbosacral Belt for support/Opioid
Analgesics/ muscle relaxants/ Physiotherapy-Traction and SWD .
(B)Minimal Access Neuro Endoscopic Discectomy
by an experienced Spinal /Neuro Surgeon in a Tertiary care Centre.
(C)Conventional Neuro Surgery;-Laminectomy/Discectomy with Posterior Fusion and Rib Grafting.
Kindly have an early consultation with a Neuro Surgeon ,depending upon the nearness to Hospital/Financial viability/Insurance-Mediclaim coverage etc you may decide and go ahead with treatment protocol.
Wishing you a speedy recovery,
Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan.