Lumbar degenerative disc

I had little pain in my back especially at the left side while bending. I went to the doctor n took d xray. He told me i have disc thinning at l5 s1 and gave me some tablets. Please let us know if its a severe problem and how to stop the thinning of disc and excersises to avoid pain.
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Dr. Sandip Gupta
32 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Orthopedic Surgeon
you have disc degeneration. you should maintain good posture, and start with back extension exercises with stretching of hamstrings. Dr Sandip Gupta
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