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Dr. Ajay Panwar

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Posted on Tue, 7 Jun 2016 in Brain and Spine
Question: Hi I have recently had an MRI done on my back due to spasms in my
left leg (shocks) and it came back showing a slight bulding disc on l4

I"ve been trying back extensions and keeping my back straight and
it seems to help. then ill stop doing that and a week later the shocking
keeps coming back.

Is this type of treatment more like a bandaid or a long term cure?

Do you think I'll need to get a surgery to stop this?

Does bending forward really cause a bulgding disc to get worse?

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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please upload your MRI scan.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query.

I understand your concern and I shall try to address it at my best.However,for the same,I would like to review your MRI of spine.
Though slight disk bulge is not indicated for surgery,still, having a look at the extent of disc pathology,will help to make a better interpretation.

Yes,bending forward may often increase disc related pain.

Please upload your MRI CD on google drive and share the link here in the follow-up question,so that I can download and review it.

I shall be glad to have you in follow-up.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Naveen Kumar
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Follow up: Dr. Ajay Panwar 2 hours later
Great!!! I will get it from my doctor and send you a link asap.
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 6 hours later
Brief Answer:
Of course.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX
Thanks for being in follow-up.

Of course.I shall wait for it.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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