Back pain radiating into leg-85 yr old male
MRI dated April 7th 2019 shows L$-L5 posterior osteophytes,dessicated discs, diffuse bulge with mild posterior central extrusion and adjacent ill defined isointense areas causing narrowing of spinal and lateral foramina-protruding disc with possible scar.Also findings indicate dessicated discs at multiple levels.Is surgery requires? Is age a factor? He had undergone laminectomy in 1975. What is the best possible line of treatment? He is on complete bed rest taking painkillers like maxgallin and voltaflam.