A 37-year-old female asked:
How will i know that my discectomy is successful?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Feeling better: You should feel better after dissectomy by 6 weeks from surgery. Depending on how long you had an injury or if there was nerve damage the results can take longer and may not be perfect.
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Last updated Jul 5, 2013
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