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l5 s1 annual tear severe pain

karalynn06kkaralynn06 Posts: 1
edited 12/29/2014 - 4:47 PM in Lower Back Pain
Mri results are moderate disc desiccation with mild loss of height. Central focal posterior disc budgle with an associated annual tear. Disc materiL abuts the proximal s1 nerve roots altought without significant displacement.


That is what my mri states, i am in constant pain if i sit for too long, drive, or really do anything. I am cuurently only comfortable when I am laying on my belly but then the pain goes to my right side groin. Drs have me on steroids and naproxen, which is not helping at all.

What can I do to help relieve the pain? Everytime I strech pain worsens and usually moves to another part of my body.

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