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Severe leg pain while walking. MRI shows spondylo disco generative chances, minimal disc bulge. Suggestions?

Hello doc, Few weeks ago my dad got too much pain in his right leg while walking. Although while sitting or laying down he is absolutely normal. His MR imaging reveals - Spondylo - disco - generative changes Diffuse posterior and foraminal disc bulge with broad based posterocentral disc protrusion at L5-S1 level leading to mild indentation over thecal sac and mild compression over bilateral traversing nerve roots in lateral recess and bilateral exiting nerve roots in neural foramina. Minimal disc bulge at L4-5 level without nerve root impingement. Please suggest and help
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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go for physiotherapy clinic.take interferential therapy for radiating pain in leg due to degenerative changes in disc.take lumbar traction for pain relief it will reduced pressure over nerve root and give relief.take short wave diathermy will increase blood circulation at back will remove waste products like lactic acid which will cause pain.and do gentle isometric exercise of back
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