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I have back surgery--microdiscectomy l5s1, what to do?

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Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Take it easy

Microdiscectomy is surgery where they make a very tiny incision to take out your herniated disc to relieve pressure on the nerves.
Recovery is faster than traditional surgery. But you should avoid strenuous actvities, bending turning twisting prolonged driving for some time, also you have to strengthen the muscles around your back and the legs. Hope that helps.

In brief: Take it easy

Microdiscectomy is surgery where they make a very tiny incision to take out your herniated disc to relieve pressure on the nerves.
Recovery is faster than traditional surgery. But you should avoid strenuous actvities, bending turning twisting prolonged driving for some time, also you have to strengthen the muscles around your back and the legs. Hope that helps.
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