Thank you for posting your query.
As per the new MRI report, there is a disc bulge (mild) at L5-S1 level (lower back region), which is central in location, which is probably compressing nerves on both sides.
This is a minor abnormality and no surgery is needed to correct it.
In addition to physiotherapy
, you require neuropathic pain
medications, as you still have pain despite physical therapy
. These medications include pregabalin
Please discuss this with your doctor.
Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist