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What happens if I do not get treatment for herniated disk?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You save money and

You have a 90% chance of getting better on your own, the same success as if i were treating you non operatively although i could make you more comfortable physically and mentally while your body healed itself as well as giving you advice as to how to minimize its recurrence.

In brief: You save money and

You have a 90% chance of getting better on your own, the same success as if i were treating you non operatively although i could make you more comfortable physically and mentally while your body healed itself as well as giving you advice as to how to minimize its recurrence.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

How bad is the herniated disc? What treatment are you trying to avoid? Most successful treatments depend on your ability to do proper rehab exercises and change the way you move through the world.
Core strengthening exercises...Stretching. Bones and muscles and joints heal themselves by moving normally. That is the use of pain medications.

In brief: Depends

How bad is the herniated disc? What treatment are you trying to avoid? Most successful treatments depend on your ability to do proper rehab exercises and change the way you move through the world.
Core strengthening exercises...Stretching. Bones and muscles and joints heal themselves by moving normally. That is the use of pain medications.
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
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