Thank you for sending your mother's MRI report for opinion.
These reports are suggestive of nerve compression in the lumbar (lower back) region due to disc prolapse
The common symptoms due to this disease can be low back pain
, leg pain, tingling & numbness in feet and difficulty in walking.
Initial treatment consists of physiotherapy
and medications (such as gabapentin
If the patient does not improve with above treatment, surgery may be required in 10% of patients.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist