Lumbar disc disease

What is Lumbar disc disease?

Lumbar disc disease is the drying out of the spongy interior matrix of an intervertebral disc in the spine. Many physicians and patients use the term lumbar disc disease to encompass several different causes of back pain or sciatica. In this article, the term is used to describe a lumbar herniated disc. It is thought that lumbar disc disease causes about one-third of all back pain.

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I have undergone an MRI and report says that "Dessicated diffuse disc bulge with focal central disc protrusion at L4-L5 level causing compression...

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Initial management is always conservative.

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For the past four months my wife is suffering from sever gastritis, back pain and stomach pain. We had consulted gastroetnrioloist, orthopedic and...

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It could be a Metabolic disease.

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Hi, I'm not too bad I'm on lyrica 300mg b.d and I went to surgeon the other day and I felt he was not interested at all told me to choose what part...

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Conservative management is the initial option.

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