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A 34-year-old female asked:

Back injury d/t pt pulling me forward & leaned back against force. hernia l5-s1(mri l3-5). mid back sore 3 months later.called strain but not healing.

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Dr. Celia Dominguez
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Consult: Physical therapy is important. Can Consult neurologist, pain specialist, back specialist, sports doctor, physiatrist and yes neuro or back surgeons for additional options on treatment. Alternative and complementary practitioners that are experienced in back pain can also help. Get all opinions and options available and research your surgeons before disk surgery which may be what is needed.
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