A 29-year-old male asked:
What treatment would you recommend for mri results: moderate size midline l5-s1 disc protrusion with mild effacement of the left s1 nerve root sleeve?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurology 33 years experience
Lumbar disc disease: As with any ailment you need to get expert opinion. If you don't have any weakness in legs, sensory deficits or urinary issues then treating it conservatively would be appropriate at this time , taking Advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen , Physical therapy , heating pad may help it if symptoms persist then see a Neurologist.
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Last updated Mar 19, 2018
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