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Sherman Oaks, CA
A 30-year-old male asked:

I have 2 herniated discs in my neck (c3-c4 poster and c5-c6 left side w impingement) i've tried pt (helps) is there a permanent way to fix? the pain is unbearable sometime

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
See below: If you have done pt, are you doing the exercises that have been prescribed for you to do at home? I find that sometimes people forget to do these or think that these are not necessary. People do best when they follow the home exercise program. At 30 years of age, disc herniations can heal on there own but can take a while, sometimes over a year. Surgery can "fix" but will involve a fusion.
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