Sciatica And Hard Exercise

Apr 17, 2016

I have Sciatica with a lot of bulges and other misc. sundries, and am being supervised by an orthopedist. With his blessings I am being treated by an acupuncturist with quite good results. Recently, the acupuncturist told me that I can no longer do "exercise " walks which I used to do for 35 minutes/ day at a hard pace because the disks between the lumbar vertebra are very narrow to non-existent. She says casual walking is fine, but that doesn't offer much exercise. She is suggesting that I find something else. Was wondering what else is there. I don't swim; she is thinking about a commercial health club . Any thoughts? Any possibilities she could be wrong on this? She has seen the MRI report.

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