i have L4-5 disc bulge with neural foramine causing impingment

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dear all

I m also going through the slip disc problem like many of people

.I am from India & i am going through this pain for over 6 years.My age is 24.I wish i could get a permanent relief from this pain as soon as possible.i m having problem with my left leg.i cannot completely straighten it.it causes huge pain in back.

I dont wanna get operaerated & would like to go for natural treatment. I wish to get a solution for this issue.

I am in sports a lot specially volleyball which involves jumping and falling on the floor.

i hurts me that i can no more play it.i wanna get back to playing normally.i just dont wanna be ok, but i wanna get perfect asap.

i get depressed due to my condition.

i love myself and want myself back to normal.

plz help.

thanx & regards

Paresh B

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    hi..bharatiyacool...

    its sad to hear about your pain....If you have a disc bulge, there is still hope for recovery without surgery...by physiotherapy....there are number of procedures(traction,ultrasound,manual therapy,exercise threapy, thermotherapy, etc..) are presnt in physiotherapy...to treat conditions like slipped disk...

    Preventing a slipped disc

    Taking a few sensible precautions, such as leading a healthy lifestyle, can help prevent back pain and lower your risk of getting a slipped disc. For example, you should:

    take regular exercise

    use a safe technique when lifting heavy objects

    always maintain a good posture when sitting and standing

    quit smoking if you smoke......i think my ans may helps u...

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      hey kaleem,

      your suggestions are really gud.

      but the thing is i m already doing this all from long time. regular exercises, yoga, physiotherapy and what not.

      but each time the relief is temporary.

      i really need a permanent solution to all this annoyance.

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    Hi there I know how you feel I have an annular tar at L4 an L5 with disc protrusion after I fell of a chair at work going in for a spinal nerve block tomorrow then my surgeon will know which op to perform very scared right now as it's a risky procedure from what I have heard...you should be able to treat the bulge with mild stretches I did come across something on YouTube search for treatment for bulging discs there is an inflatable device that could help...all the best
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      You're welcome...did the nerve block today was a very horrible moment the pain down the left leg when the surgeon inserted a needle was terrible like electrocution....if you are trying all sorts of alternatives and it's not helping see if you can get another MRI done to check if there's a difference in what you did or if it made things worse plus you have the Global health hospital there which I thought is awesome some of my Fellow South Africans have studied there and practice here in SA...get a 2nd opinion .
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