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Severe multilevel lumbar spondylosis worst at L3-4 and L4-5 what can be done about this?

Several things. First, you need to assess your health status in terms of regular exercise, weight control & tobacco use. Are you getting a good night's sleep on a good mattress? If the pain persists or is getting worse, try over the counter medication & a simple back support &local heat applications. If no better, see primary care doctor for evaluation &to discuss next steps such as medication, PT, imaging. Read more...

Can you tell me what is spondylosis lumbar spine with disc protrusion of l3-4 and l4-5?

Combo causes pain. Spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the spine. It happens when the joints in our spine degenerate. It can protrude into the spinal foramen.Disc protrusion refers to when the outside part (annulus fibrosus) weakens and allows the inside soft part ((nucleus pulposus) to bulge out. Ex. L3-l4, the nucleus pulposus between L3 and L4 protrudes out from the disc area. Combo can cause radicuopathy. Read more...
Degenerative disc di. This generally means you have a degenerative disc disease and treatment is symptomatic if there are no signs of pressure on the nerve root. Read more...