A member asked:

Got mri results back. l5-s1: there is minimal disc narrowing and the disc is partially dessicated. there is a small central intervertebral disc protrusion with no canal or neuroforaminal compromise. what is the severity of this injury?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Common: The type of findings you describe are common. The injury should resolve to conservative care such as physical therapy. Also, keep hydrated dessication means dehydration.

Answered 10/22/2019



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