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I have a herniated disc; can I drive a car?
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: As long as you have
A valid license and you are not taking any medication that may impair you for your symptoms related to the disc herniation.
Sitting and driving may aggravate your symptoms and watch that your reaction time is not diminished by any of your symptoms like back &/or leg pain, numbness or weakness.

In brief: As long as you have
A valid license and you are not taking any medication that may impair you for your symptoms related to the disc herniation.
Sitting and driving may aggravate your symptoms and watch that your reaction time is not diminished by any of your symptoms like back &/or leg pain, numbness or weakness.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If your pain is worsened by driving, you may want to limit your time behind the wheel as you would for any activity that makes you feel worse.
However you can drive.

In brief: Yes
If your pain is worsened by driving, you may want to limit your time behind the wheel as you would for any activity that makes you feel worse.
However you can drive.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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