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A 38-year-old male asked:

l5s1 disc hern chronic back&sciatic pain. orthepedic declined surgery stating too risky.awaiting scs.can now barely walk with pain severe limp&pain/pressure. is it normal for walking to be so bad?

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Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
That is not right: You should be able to get pain relief either with injections of steroid or a small laminotomy surgery.
Dr. Sheila Liewald
Holistic Medicine 14 years experience
Acupuncture would be very safe and could be very helpful.
Feb 18, 2014

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