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I am having back pain. Doctor advise me to do mri. As per my mri report. Diffuse posterior bulge with medium sized broad based central posterior disc protrusion of l5-s1 disc, indenting thecal sac and left traversing nerve root. Pls advice me.

1 Doctor Answered
intially rest , avoid forward bending, weight lifting, sitting on the floor etc. later start with advanced physiotherapy along with medications to support the nerves would help
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