Back pain small squish of L4

Patient

Q: I have a small squish of L4 will I have to wear a brace. I am taking Muscle relaxer and the pain level is about 4.

Doctor

A:   Hi
Thanks for your query
I have gone through your query and understand your concern. You have small compression (squish) of L4. I think you should wear brace, it will reduce pain very significantly. For pain relief you can take analgesic such as ibuprofen.Hope your query get answered. Wishing you a good health. Take care.

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