Our expert says:
I suggest that you ask your doctor to explain the results on the x-ray. It will be more informative if he/she explains it to you when you are able to visualise everything. Your x-rays show that there is a tear in the cushion between the L4/L5 vertebrae, causing bulging and this in turn causes irritation of the nerves, leading to pain the lower back that will refer down the limb. You might need an operation to replace the disc between L4/L5, in order to cure you from pain.
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