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Could a percutaneous discectomy make your disk stronger?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Perc discectomy: Indications for this procedure is a symptomatic disc herniation with appropriate nerve pain advantages include sparing the surronding musculature from surgical trauma the disc has already weakened by the disc injury removing thextruded piece won't strenghthen the injured disc.
Last updated Jan 20, 2012
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