A 48-year-old member asked:
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how does a doc go about fixing a slipped disc?

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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, activity modification, exercise, medication and occasionally epidural steroid injections are needed..
Answered on Dec 26, 2013
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