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A 53-year-old male asked:

What treatment do i need when i have pain on my left hip and running down the side of my leg to my knee. mri shows bulging of l4 and l5 disc.

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
PT: Would start with pt or chiropractic care. Home stretches, nsaids, ice or heat also recommended. If no improvement then cortisone injections would be an option.

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Last updated Jul 19, 2019

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