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What is a non-surgical method of relieving low back pain caused by a herniated disk?

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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: 4 options

The non-surgical options for a herniated disc are: pain meds, stretching (see harvardneurosurgeon.
Com/pt2.Html), physical therapy, and epidural steroid injections.

In brief: 4 options

The non-surgical options for a herniated disc are: pain meds, stretching (see harvardneurosurgeon.
Com/pt2.Html), physical therapy, and epidural steroid injections.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Here is the correct link (it is cap sensitive): http://harvardneurosurgeon.com/pt2.html
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Websites

Aao = american academy of osteopathy: academyofosteopathy.
Org also try biodo.Com and cranialacademy.Com.

In brief: Websites

Aao = american academy of osteopathy: academyofosteopathy.
Org also try biodo.Com and cranialacademy.Com.
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Dr. Bettina Herbert
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Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: And ...

Getting to the reason the disc herniated in the first place - either the result of trauma, disease or long term misalignment.
See an osteopathic physician (do) who uses omt (manipulation). Find them online via aao or cranial academy websites. Other avenues to explore include gentle (supervised) yoga, tai chi, feldenkrais, qi gong, pilates (one-on-one if possible) and reducing stress.

In brief: And ...

Getting to the reason the disc herniated in the first place - either the result of trauma, disease or long term misalignment.
See an osteopathic physician (do) who uses omt (manipulation). Find them online via aao or cranial academy websites. Other avenues to explore include gentle (supervised) yoga, tai chi, feldenkrais, qi gong, pilates (one-on-one if possible) and reducing stress.
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Dr. Bettina Herbert
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