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Your orthopedic doctor may evaluate your back using X-ray or MRI imaging and then develop a plan of care.

Overview

Your doctor may prescribe anti-inflammatory and pain medicine, as well as muscle relaxants. As your condition allows, they also may recommend physical therapy to strengthen your back. If you suffer persistent or severe pain, they may recommend a steroid injections or surgery to remove disk tissue affecting the nerve.