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On July 6, 2019, I injured my back at work. I have herniated disks from L5-S1, i'm in constant pain. what should i do? I already take tylenol #3 and muscle relaxers

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: Disc

If you do have a herniated disc talk to your provider. Epidural steroid shot or even oral steroid can help reduce inflammation and swelling from disc and relieve nerve impingement.
Specific exercises can be of help too. Physical therapy can be of benefit.

In brief: Disc

If you do have a herniated disc talk to your provider. Epidural steroid shot or even oral steroid can help reduce inflammation and swelling from disc and relieve nerve impingement.
Specific exercises can be of help too. Physical therapy can be of benefit.
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