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what to do about impression multilevel lumbar spondylosis with broad based central disc protrusion l4-l5?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
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 spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014

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