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I had 2 herniated disks about 3 months ago. How long until I can exercise normally again?

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Dr. Patrick Connolly
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Depends

It depends on what your normal is.
If it's walking around the neighborhood after dinner that's fine. Ultramarathons you will need to work back up to those. You should be able to ride a bike, walk on the elliptical, swim, and do light household activities. Discuss it with your doctor. Everyone has a slightly different formula for increasing activity after surgery.

In brief: Depends

It depends on what your normal is.
If it's walking around the neighborhood after dinner that's fine. Ultramarathons you will need to work back up to those. You should be able to ride a bike, walk on the elliptical, swim, and do light household activities. Discuss it with your doctor. Everyone has a slightly different formula for increasing activity after surgery.
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