Hi I have to go for a second opinion Orthopedic Surgeon and I was wondering if I should'nt take my meds since they mask pain. What do you think? Thanks if you can help.
DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN