Hi , i am 38 year old having Low back pain from past 2 years , too much buttock pain while standing , sitting , and walking also often I get cramps in buttocks which unables me to walk nowadays the pain is coming in my ankle region which is very painfull to walk . L3 l4 l5 protrusion with bulge disc in left side . Doctor adviced operation , is there any other option . Tried all methods of physiotherapy.
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Dr. Harisha N L
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Most probable reason of lower back pain is spine disc herniation. Especially if the pain radiates to the leg and travels through buttock....other modalities like physiotherapy,traction depends upon extent of herniation...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 orthopedic surgeon they will do the needful.
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