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Back pain, leg pain. MRI showed annular tear of L4-5 intervertebral disc. Suggestion?

my wife age 45 yrs have back pain problem from last 20 days. Pain in right leg from hip to tow of leg, when sitting after standing and vice versa. MRI done today and finding : 1.THERE IS DIFFUSE BULGE WITH LEFT PARACENTRAL & FORAMINAL SMALL PROTRUSION/ANNULAR TEAR OF L4-5 INTERVERTEBRAL DISC INDENTING BILATERAL L5 AND ABUTTING LEFT L4 NERVE ROOT . 2. GENERALIZED FACETAL ARTHROAPTHY, MORE AT L4-5 LEVEL. LIGAMENTUM FLAVUM THICKENING AT L4-5 LEVEL. Now, what you suggest Sir ? Any treatment in ayurved or not ?
Asked On : Sat, 4 Aug 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
Your wife has a degenerative disc disease with nerve root compression. Conservative treatment involves rest, pain killers, muscle relaxants, and regular physiotherapy. Ayurveda experts can also control the pain effectively. YOu can consult an expert for the same.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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