MRI report says . .at L3-L4 and L4-L5 diffused disc bulges along with bilateral ligamentum flavum and facet hypertrophy causing spinal canal stenosis. I need a advice for treatment.surgery is required or not
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Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
10 yrs exp
You should take physiotherapy 1st..Electrotherapy, Exercises therapy & Manual therapy.
Mostly patients recovered with all these treatment protocol.
If physiotherapy fails then can go with Medication+Physiotherapy and if again it doesn't works then can think for surgery.
Our 1st Goal should be towards Pain,Radiculopathy & numbness should go diminish and after that Core muscles strengthening & flexibility of muscular system so you can work easily in daily living without pain killers.
But you have to take precautions whole life.
Regards-Dr.Gaurav Mohan from Physio Hut.