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Painful sciatica in legs, extreme back pain, no relief with chiropractic, physiotherapy, steroid injections. Surgery required?

Is surgery required to repair a displaced S1 nerve root and flattening of the ventral aspect of the thecal sac? I have had painful sciatica in both legs for a year and half and extreme back pain, both affecting my quality of life . I have had chiaropractic therapy, physical therapy , steroid injections, and have taken pain meds on occasion, but no relief.
Asked On : Fri, 6 Apr 2012
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Conservative management under the guidance of an experencied physiotherapist expert in back care can solve your problem.
Answered: Tue, 5 Nov 2013
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