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A 36-year-old male asked:

I'm facing an acute episode of sciatica due to herniated l3 l4, l4 l5, l5 s1, pain is almost gone. however, the numbness still lingers. am i cleared to exercise if i have no pain but still have some numbness?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 60 years experience
May be not !: Is there any weakness and is the numbness improving Avoid exercise especially bending the back or treadmill Stationery bicycle may be ok
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