A 47-year-old female asked:
chronic lumbar back ache. mri scan done: acquired segmental spinal stenosis is demonstrated between l2 and l5 contiguously. i also have 2 annular tears that doesn't seem to heal. is caudal block the only answer?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Susan Rhoads answered
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not enough info!: You do not say what treatments you have tried already, or what your other medical problems are. You need to see an orthopedist or neurosurgeon that treats low back pain and discuss all your options. There are ways to minimize your symptoms in some cases. if you are overweight, losing weight helps. There are other non-surgical and non-drug options for back pain, which can help in some cases.
Answered on Mar 29, 2019
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