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Extrusion disc herniation

BoharaBBohara Posts: 1
edited 01/29/2016 - 9:41 PM in Degenerative Disc Disease
January 2015 i found I had a DDD on l4 l5 and l5 s1 and disc bulged on l4 l5. Sept 13 of 2015 my pain was worst can't walk for a minute ,burning pain on my left leg ,my calf was dull feel and three of my little toes were numb and my left hip is higher than other side.I was living with pain medication 24/7..I have to cry when I have to walk to bathroom .Then i did my second mri test L4-l5 shows a central disc extrusion with sereve lateral recess stenosis ,left more than right in a position to irriate the left l5 nerve root in the lateral recess

L5-s1 shows mild central annular fissure. I made the appointment with spine surgeron but I have to wait 5 weeks .So mean time I tried drx9000 . With the help of drx9000 my numbness on my calf and toes gone . I can walk for a half an hour pain free. But hip imbalance is still there. My surgeon want to do microdecentomy on me. But my primary physicial want to wait .I don't know what to do . Actually so scare about my hip imbalances .


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