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A 30-year-old male asked:

30yrold.had sciatica last year.with yoga,walking it got cured.now it is back again.legs burn when i do yoga.will it recover again or surgery is must?

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Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 42 years experience
Likely to improve : Disk material softens with time so most often surgery can be avoided particularly if no significant loss of feeling or strength occurs. A good Neurology exam might be able to better reassure you.

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Last updated Oct 7, 2015

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