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slipped disc in children

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Spine clinic: Visit a spine clinic or a specialist in spinal disorders and get advice on how to protect your back both during and after pregnancy. Be sure to bring ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Several possibilitie: A disc that is out of place may have been caused by trauma, altered body biomechanics (posture, specific sports or hobbies) or illness. Basically any ... Read More
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Dr. Zachariah George
14 years experience Neurosurgery
'slipped disc': This means that the disc is outside of its normal anatomical position. This is due to disc damage and degeneration and nearly everyone will experienc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: There are many causes of low back pain. A "slipped disc" is layman's terms for a condition called spondylolisthesis or may represent a bulging/protru ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Slipped Disc: Six to 12 weeks of nonsurgical treatment including but not limited to physical therapy, epidural injections and medication is usually prescribed. If ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Imaging: Imaging tests are the usual investigation for slipped disc. There are no blood tests for this abnormality.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Most without surgery: A herniated ("ruptured") disk can respond nicely to physical therapy and the body's natural healing processes. But it can take weeks to months. Othe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Symptoms: What are your symptoms? Typically if you have low back pain with sitting or leg pain in one or both legs that is a radiating shooting pain you may hav ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Simple things first: Start with limiting activity and taking anti inflammatories first if you can. This can be followed with physical therapy. If necessary, epidural stero ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Varies: With or without surgery, the recovery for a "slipped disc" disc protrusion is highly variable. On average in my experience it can take an average of 3 ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Archaic: Not really a good term, as reflects "something off with a disc". Better is disc bulge, protrusion, herniation, all which can measure aberrant disc po ... Read More
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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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