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What is the recommended non-surgical way to alleviate lower back pain associated with bulging discs in the l4/l5/s1?
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Dr. Peter Zimmerman
Pain Management
In brief: Acute? Chronic?
Anti-inflammatory medication in combination with muscle relaxants and physical therapy for the first 3 months, possible epidural steroid injections if your pain persists beyond three months.

In brief: Acute? Chronic?
Anti-inflammatory medication in combination with muscle relaxants and physical therapy for the first 3 months, possible epidural steroid injections if your pain persists beyond three months.
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Several things
Pain medications such as non-steroidals or a course of steroid medication, heat, injections into the area may all be helpful.
Improve your posture. There are some exercizes popularized by robin mckenzie which i found very helpful. A "lumbar roll, can be used to support the back when sitting or sleeping and will help improve poor posture.

In brief: Several things
Pain medications such as non-steroidals or a course of steroid medication, heat, injections into the area may all be helpful.
Improve your posture. There are some exercizes popularized by robin mckenzie which i found very helpful. A "lumbar roll, can be used to support the back when sitting or sleeping and will help improve poor posture.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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