My sister, of aged 26 years has been suffering from severe back pain since 2003. In this mentioned year while working she somehow picked up a heavy log of wood and got surck at her back and could not breath for 1-2 secondes. After that, she went to and orthopaedic and he suggested her some excrcises. Now her proble is that, if she continue the exercises then she feel good. Otherwise even getting up from bed in the morning becomes very painful. Gradually her knee has also started aching and now she couldnot even stand on sher legs for more than 5 minutes. Just two days back she did X ray of her spinal cords as adviced by the physician and got the impression "Normal lumbo-sacral lordosis is reduced with acralization of L5 transverse process on the left side noted", her blood R/E report HB% 10.0gm/dl, ESR 35mmAEFH(normal 0-30mmAEFH) AND other things are in normal range. Now I want to know what may be the cause of this? What are the reamedy for this? Is the operation necessary? What are the precautions she should take? Any restriction regarding food?