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Lower back pain, mri shows extrusion of L4-L5 disc causing compression. Remedies ?

I am having lower back pain and mri scan shows posterior central extrusion of L4-L5 disc causing compression of L4-L5 disc causing compression over the thecal sac and mild narrowing bilateral neural foramina . Please help me in this regard and give some remedies. I have severe low back pain and I feel numbness in left leg. thanks
Asked On : Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello ,

Thanks for posting your query.

you are suffering from PIVD (prolasped inter vertebral disc) at L4-L5 level. but according to report their is no significant nerve compression ,so you don't require surgery but to be confirmed by clinical examination.

to get rid from this problem you can go for some medication, phisiotherapy and some of the precautions.

precautions to be followed are :-
* first don't lift weight
* avoid jerky movements of spine
* sleep on hard bed
*do regular spine exercise

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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