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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sometimes: Unsure of how " minor" your disc problem is; but if the soft portion of the disc has not ruptured through the tough, outer part( the annulus)then you ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Usually no surgery: 90% of disc herniations get better with no surgery. In the 10% that need surgery, it is usually an out patient or same day procedure. Most times, ac ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Rehabilitation: In my opinion, surgery for a ruptured disc in the spinal canal, should be reserved for significant reasons, as progressive weakness, numbness, pain, w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
Common sense: Alternate ice and heat. Keep bending stooping twisting and lifting to a minimum. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatories were appropriate. The worst th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Lumbar disk: Most disk herniations (slipped disk) will heal without surgery. Unfortunately healing can take up to 2 years. Weight control and core strengthening ar ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nyspine.com: Most herniated discs this will get better eithin six-eight weeks. If you have undergone conservative treatment within that time, but continued to have ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Slipped/herniated discs are quite common and many people function normally. Unfortunately, some experience debilitating pain which cannot be adequatel ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Slipped IVD: If going on for more than a few months see pain management or spine surgeon regarding epidurals versus surgery.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Khounganian
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not really: A disc herniation itself won't cause the back to look deformed. However, if you have a back muscle spasm , due to pain, it can cause you to have a po ... Read More
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