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L5 s1 central disc herniation

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 24 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
Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 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
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 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 39 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
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 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
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 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
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 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
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 30 years experience
Depends. : If it doesn't hurt, then spin away.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: A herniated disc is a contraindication to manipulation....You could make it worse.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
Radiology 40 years experience
It can scar down: Often herniated discs, like in the picture, develop scar tissue which pulls the disc material back into a more normal spot. Some folks never have a pr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Conservative: Management is likely appropriate. A lumbo sacral problem is way to low to have any relationship to upper extremity symptoms.

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