7 doctors weighed in:
Besides surgery, how can you take care of a herniated disk to minimize pain?
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Several things
Medication can help.
Adjust the way you do things (avoiding positions and movements that aggravate your pain, but still stay as active and "normal" as possible. If simple measures fail, an injection may be helpful. Ask your provider for options.

In brief: Several things
Medication can help.
Adjust the way you do things (avoiding positions and movements that aggravate your pain, but still stay as active and "normal" as possible. If simple measures fail, an injection may be helpful. Ask your provider for options.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Selective nerve injx
Great diagnostic test and nonsurgical trx option for leg pain.

In brief: Selective nerve injx
Great diagnostic test and nonsurgical trx option for leg pain.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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