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Is surgery necessary after rupturing 3 disks?
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
In brief: Not always
You can try conservative management such as physical therapy, mild pain meds and epidural steroid injections.
If you cannot get improvement or if weakness develops you should be seen by a spine surgeon for a consultation.

In brief: Not always
You can try conservative management such as physical therapy, mild pain meds and epidural steroid injections.
If you cannot get improvement or if weakness develops you should be seen by a spine surgeon for a consultation.
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