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Back pain small squish of L4

Patient: 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: HiThanks for your queryI have gone through your query and understand your concern. You have small compression (squ ish) 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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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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