A 51-year-old member asked:
herniated disc at l4 and l5 causing sciatica, please help?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Elskens answered
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Sciatica gets better: With such minimal info, it's hard to help. The length of time of symptoms is important. If there is any other associated symptoms such as numbness or weakness is also important. Time is the great healer. 70% of people with sciatica will get better despite anything the medical world does. Rest, stretching exercises, strengthening exercises and up being the vast majority of treatment options. Persis.
Answered on Sep 25, 2013
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