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L5 s1 central disc herniation

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
See a specialist: The decription sounds like an unstable situation however we would need to know more about the exam and how it is affecting your ability to do things ... Read More
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19 years experience
See your MD: Looks like you have degenerative changes to your lumbar spine. There are many non-surgical treatment options. See your physician to discuss these. ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 61 years experience
Prolotherapy: You are a candidate for prolotherapy, restore ligament integrity and get rid of the pains. Visit www.Proloshot.Com or www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaome... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Herniated disc: It means herniated disc. The disc is a cushion like piece in between the vertebrae. Itabsorbs the shock on walking and body movement. When it comes ou... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Disc herniation: If your symptoms are left sided and consistant with a l 5 or s1 distribution might want to try an injection for diagnostic reasons good luck mostly g... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spi... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Swimming avoids: axial loading of your vertebral columns and enhance/ maintain flexibility which means it is an excellent exercise. However you should avoid violent b... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Recommend: Swimming is one of the best approaches to take pressure off back, but strengthen and stretch core muscles. Even can be used with full disc ruptures, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: A herniated disc is a contraindication to manipulation....You could make it worse.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Talk with your Dr. : Rather than asking doctors you don't know to interpret your tests, you need to discuss this with your doctor. A disc extrusion is when inner disc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Time PT meds epidura: Most get better with time. Exercise, weight control and smoking cessation help if these are issues medication, physical therapy and epidural steroid ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Herniated Disc: The answer is probably. Exercise is key for the conservative care of a symptomatic herniated disc. Care must be taken not to aggravate the disc. This ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Same: It just basically reinforces the idea that you have a lumbar radiculopathy; which basically means leg pain coming from an irritation or compression of... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Back pain: Definitely need to see a specialist. Either an orthopedic specialist in backs or a neurosurgeon. Sounds like the disc and it's fragments are pushing o... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Back pain: Ask your surgeon to explain the procedure using your MRI studies, models of the spine, and brochures. Risks, benefits, and alternative treatments shou... Read More
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