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What treatment is available for somebody suffering with a slipped disk in his lower back?
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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Exercises, ect.
Slipped or herniated disc most time does not result in pain and does not require treatment.
Mackenzie exercises are an excellent start in trying to alleviate the pain. I would recommend that you are instructed by a physical therapist. Short term chiropractic care may also be beneficial. Oral steroids, nsaids, epidural steroid injections all may beneficial. If all fail then surgery may be an option.

In brief: Exercises, ect.
Slipped or herniated disc most time does not result in pain and does not require treatment.
Mackenzie exercises are an excellent start in trying to alleviate the pain. I would recommend that you are instructed by a physical therapist. Short term chiropractic care may also be beneficial. Oral steroids, nsaids, epidural steroid injections all may beneficial. If all fail then surgery may be an option.
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