A 59-year-old female asked:
What is the best treatment/relief for siatic pain? have had this problem for over 5 months. mri showed 5 disc bulge. have tried several treatments
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Radiology 29 years experience
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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Integrative care: A herniated disc can cause back pain as well as foot pain by physically pressing on the nerves that travel to the foot and by irritating them through the extrusion of pro-inflammatory disc materials. Physical therapy and other conservative measures, including medication management, are considered first line treatment. If these fail, your physician may recommend epidural steroid injections.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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