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  1. Main causes of nerve compression are injury,diabetes,etc Hope your father has gone through MRI for correct diagnosis.In case of L2,3 compression pain radiates in front of thigh and will get elevated while walking and sitting
  2. You must consult to the physiotherapist for exercise training and he can apply some modalities like short wave ,IFT depending on condition..Before surgery conservative treatment is prescribed at least for 6to 8 weeks if pain subside then continue with therapy...some exercises you can tell your father like avoid long time sitting, do exercises for back like straight leg raising ,bridging ,can use heating pad for pain relief ,massage over the affected area..For proper exercise training please consult to the nearby therapist...Hope answered your query