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my lower back pain in spinal disc
123243254356445 posted:
I have immense pain in lower back and right leg . As per my doc and MRI report/NCV test , my right lower limb nerve is pressed by disc l5 and S1 .in my NCV test sensitivity in right leg was negligible .
My MRI report.
1) Loss of lordosis.
2) Mild posterior bilge of L4-L5 and L5- S1 disc .effacing the anterior epidural fat, abutting the thecal sac ,encroaching upon the neutral foramina and intending the nerve roots.
3) the AP canal diameter ,are as follow , L1-L2 : 1.68 cms , L2-L3 : 1.64 cm , L3-L4 : 1.46 cms ,L4-L5 : 1.29 cm , L5- S1 : 1.02 cms.
NCV test (lower parts ) :

1) left side : 26.5 ms.
2) Right side : absent .

My right side leg nerve have no any sensitivity.

I just want to know is it possible to treat my pain with yoga and PT. Or I have to opt any surgery.?
bj1208 responded:
hi 123243254356445 and welcome to the support group -

we are lay people, who suffer from chronic spine issues. we are not professional physicians and cannot answer these types of questions.

what doctors have you seen regarding the results of your MRI? you should see a spine specialist - either a Orthopedic Spine Specialist or Neurosurgeon Spine Specialist - this does not mean surgery but they are the only ones that can read film reports properly and give you an accurate diagnosis along with treatment options. and those treatment options may include pain management and/or physical therapy. Yoga would benefit you but it's always a good idea to get the exercises approved as there are some that can do more harm than good especially if not shown the proper way to do them.

please let us know what you find out~~
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Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

~~ Joy ~~

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