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Could a percutaneous discectomy make your disk stronger?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Perc discectomy

Indications for this procedure is a symptomatic disc herniation with appropriate nerve pain advantages include sparing the surronding musculature from surgical trauma the disc has already weakened by the disc injury removing thextruded piece won't strenghthen the injured disc.

In brief: Perc discectomy

Indications for this procedure is a symptomatic disc herniation with appropriate nerve pain advantages include sparing the surronding musculature from surgical trauma the disc has already weakened by the disc injury removing thextruded piece won't strenghthen the injured disc.
Dr. Mark Weston
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