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I have torn a disc in my back between l4

Patient: I have torn a disc in my back between l4 and l5. Going for a steroid epidural. Will i be able to get back to carrying weight on my back (15kg upwards). Dont want to make things worse as i wont be able to feel the pain much

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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