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A 35-year-old female asked:

Have sciatica from bulging lumbar discs. doing pt. will pain ever go away? or likely worsen or herniate before improving?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
Already have: "Bulging" MEANS herniated. A herniation can be very mild or it can be severe. The first thing you have to ascertain is if your pain really is coming from your discs. It doesn't always. There are other causes, including none that can be found in testing.

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