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Lower back pain, moving to legs. MRI shows central disc protrusion causing thecal sac indentation. Cure?

I am suffering from lower backache and the pain travels through out the legs which swtiches between left and right leg, spcieally from hips to knees. I got my MRI & X-ray done, the x-ray report says it s a muscle spasms and the MRI report says Focal posterior central disc protrusion at L5-S1 level causing mild thecal sac indentation . Kindly suggest me what kind of treatment / cure I need?
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

As long as there are no sensory problems, give absolute bed rest for 3 wks, have good muscle relaxants and Physiotherapy.

If persists, you might have to think about micr discectomy .

Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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