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What is the average time to heal from a lumbar herniated disc, naturally?

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Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends on severity

It depends on the severity of your injury and how diligently you do the prescribed back exercises to help your body recover, can range from 8 weeks to several months or even longer if you do not follow through with the exercises as discussed with your doctor. I would definitely consult your physician for an exam and specific guidance for your recovery.
Physical therapy can also be very helpful.

In brief: Depends on severity

It depends on the severity of your injury and how diligently you do the prescribed back exercises to help your body recover, can range from 8 weeks to several months or even longer if you do not follow through with the exercises as discussed with your doctor. I would definitely consult your physician for an exam and specific guidance for your recovery.
Physical therapy can also be very helpful.
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