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Is pivd cured by medicine or physiotherapy?

hello sir, on 6th of march i got to know that i m suffering from pivd through our near by orthopedician.but i heard from a lot of people suffering from(pivdl5-s1)that it couldnt be curedby medicine or pysiotherapy..what could i do please suggest.
Asked On : Sat, 17 Mar 2012
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Majority (nearly 90%) of disc disease symptoms settle by themselves in about 3 months. Those that persist or if the referred pain down the leg (known as radiculopathy) is considered too unbearable can have surgical treatment if MRI showed suitable disc disease for surgery.

Physiotheraphy cannot cure this but can help other back muscle strengthening & correct posture etc to improve overall back pain in the meantime.
Answered: Tue, 8 May 2012
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