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My wife (28 years) suffers from sciatica pain due to her buldge disc L4 & l5. from two years. How can this be treated?

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management

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Many people w/ disc bulge are misdiagnosed.
Bulge at L4-5 may/may not be actual cause of pain.Many drs. mistakenly correlate the 2 when other causes such as piriformis syndrome, QL contracture, cluneal nerve inflammation, etc. may be actual cause.Assuming it IS due to disc bulge-non-surgical options: Sweet caudal epidural (NON-steroid), osteopathic manipulation, may help.Get precise diagnosis first

In brief: A few Options

Many people w/ disc bulge are misdiagnosed.
Bulge at L4-5 may/may not be actual cause of pain.Many drs. mistakenly correlate the 2 when other causes such as piriformis syndrome, QL contracture, cluneal nerve inflammation, etc. may be actual cause.Assuming it IS due to disc bulge-non-surgical options: Sweet caudal epidural (NON-steroid), osteopathic manipulation, may help.Get precise diagnosis first
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