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How serious is disc dehydration ?

Sir, Iam Dinesh age 33. Recently I had lower back pain ,went to Doctor ,he suggested MRI scan. The scan revealed disc dehydration with posterior annular tear with posterocentral disc protrusion minimally compressing anterior thecal sac seen at L5-S1 level. Sir please answer me how serious is this and what options I have to treat this.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Feb 2011
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Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist 's  Response
If your symptoms are not increasing and debilitating, do think about trying Acupuncture or Acupressure treatment which to a large extent will manage your pain and relieve you.

But be careful in approaching a qualified and registered Doctor. It is equally important to make sure the Doctor user disposable needles for Acupuncture.

Wishing you a speedy recovery. Following the recovery please make sure you do the necessary exercises regularly and correct your posture so that you can prevent any further recurrences.
Answered: Mon, 22 Aug 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
Thanks for query
If sign & symptoms of nerve compression are increasing one should consider for surgical intervention.other wise conservative management is sufficient.
Hope I have answered your question well to your satisfaction. Wish you speedy complete recovery at the earliest.

Answered: Sat, 13 Aug 2011
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