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What is the treatment for central disc protrusion?

I haveL5-s1 displacing the spinal the a & compromising the corresponding l S1 nerve root.There is also broad based central disc protrusion at L4-L5 displacing the spinal the a and just touching the corresponding L5 nerve roots Central annulus disc bulges at the level of L1-L2, L2 L3 andL3-L4 There is also facet joint arthropathy lower lumbar spine. Please explain & what is the treatment?
Thu, 7 Jul 2016
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Neurologist 's  Response
u have multilevel disc problem. ..
Surgery in such cases is only last resort..mm and only indicated if severe pain not responding to medicines and any neuro deficit. ...
I think u will get benefit with following measures. ..

Avoid bending forward and lifting heavy wright
physiotherapy
Tab Etoshine MR
Tab pregaline
tab Caltex
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