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MRI report showing disc bulge and spinal canal stenosis. What are the exercises which can be done?

age 53 . which treatment for my MRI report show:- diffuse disc bulge and posterior right paracentral disc protursion at L4-5 compressing the thecal sac and traversing right nerve root and causing spinal canal stenosis with bilateral neural canal compromise. Diffuse disc bulge , thickened ligamentum flavum and facet joint arthropathy at L3-4 indenting the thecal sac and causing spinal canal stenosis with bilateral neural canal compromise , more so on left side. Or exercise ....please help writes medicines names ......
Asked On : Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

thanks for posting your query

You might be suffering from degenerative disc disease & it occurs due to repetitive overload or stress to the disc & it increases the risk of disc herniation & spinal canal stenosis.

For this condition you have to do stretching & strengthening exercises in which you have to stretch tight muscle & strengthen weakened ones which will alleviate stress on facet joint and disc.
Meanwhile for pain control take anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen.
Answered: Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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