brain-icon
Disk herniation in L5 S1
Disk herniation in L5 S1, doctor is suggesting to go for minor surgery. Is it really required. Can it be resolved with medicines. He also mentioned that the slip disk is pressing nerve which is going to left leg. The reason for consulting neurologist is that my dad sometimes feel back pain and left leg not having sense. Please guide.
240 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Consult privately with the doctor of your choice

For spine diagnostics, MRI is necessary...Ensure that you maintain an appropriate posture while working or sitting or walking....Take frequent stretch breaks and drink lots of water...Discontinue using pillow while sleeping straight...Do not lift heavy objects, especially after bending down....Eat a healthy wholesome meal which should satisfy your minerals and proteins requirement...take over the counter pain medications.. Consult nearest spine surgeon they will do the needful.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.