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MRI results what does this mean ?

audis3aaudis3 Posts: 17
edited 01/02/2016 - 6:36 AM in Spinal Stenosis
My recent MRI says I have l4/5 l/5 s1 disc bulges that is encroaching my thecal dac and also nerve root compression. It says it has progressed since my last MRI.
What does all this mean?

8 weeks ago I felt a pop in my back and my muscles have been in spasm and tight since. I now walk like an old man.

Would a micro discectomy be helpful for me?

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