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X-ray of spine shows disc prolapse, mild scoliosis, small nodule on D12-L2. Preventive exercises?

hi i recently had a xray of my spine as i was previously diagnosed with a disc prolaspe, the xray showed minimal scoliosis and D12-L2 show schmorls nodule the intervertbral disc spaces appear normal and no spondylolysis or listhesis. what does the nodule indicate and do i need to do any preventive exercises etc to prevent it worsening?
Asked On : Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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The nodule may be due to herniation of the disc. You can start mild extension exercises and followed by flexion exercises when pain reduces. You can ask for the help of a physiotherapist.
Answered: Thu, 28 Aug 2014
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