Hi, Iam doing weight lifting from 1year and iam having pain in lower back and right leg thigh and numbness in that leg . So i consulted a doctor yesterday . He said to take out MRI scan . That scan says as follows :
OBSERVATIONS :
LOSS OF LUMBAR LORDOSIS IS NOTED.
MILD FACETAL ARTHOPATHY IS NOTED AT L4-5 AND L5-S1 LEVELS .
"AP SPINAL CANAL DIMENSION AT THE PEDICULAR LEVELS ARE AS FOLLOWS :
L1 LEVEL : 1.51 CMS
L2 LEVEL : 1.24 CMS
L3 LEVEL : 1.20 CMS
L4 LEVEL : 1.06 CMS
L5 LEVEL : 1.06 CMS

IMPRESSION - central and BILATERAL PARACENTRAL HERNIATION OF L4-5 DISC COMPRESSING THE ANTERIOR EPIDURAL FAT, INTENDING THE THECAL SAC,IMPINGING ON BILATERAL TRAVERSING L5 NERVE ROOTS(RIGHT MORE THAN LEFT) AND MILDLY COMPROMISING THE SPINAL CANAL AND NEURAL FORAMINA ..
After seeing this doctor said to do surgery . What should i do now , is there any alternative , plz help