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What do you recommend for herniated disk?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Proper evaluation
This needs an appropriate evaluation.
How much damage is it causing. A few need immediate emergency surgery while most need appropriate physical therapy. In some cases injection of corticosteroids in the back in a location called the epidural space between the spinal cord and the vertebrae, this is done to decrease swelling around the disk to decrease pain and let the herniation resolve.

In brief: Proper evaluation
This needs an appropriate evaluation.
How much damage is it causing. A few need immediate emergency surgery while most need appropriate physical therapy. In some cases injection of corticosteroids in the back in a location called the epidural space between the spinal cord and the vertebrae, this is done to decrease swelling around the disk to decrease pain and let the herniation resolve.
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Robert McMurtrie
Pain Management
In brief: See pain specialist
Each person needs to be evaluated on an individual basis.
There can be several options for pain relief. A thorough physical exam and diagnostic studies will help determine what treatment will be best depending on your diagnosis. A board certified pain specialist can evaluate you and discuss options that are best to suit your needs.

In brief: See pain specialist
Each person needs to be evaluated on an individual basis.
There can be several options for pain relief. A thorough physical exam and diagnostic studies will help determine what treatment will be best depending on your diagnosis. A board certified pain specialist can evaluate you and discuss options that are best to suit your needs.
Dr. Robert McMurtrie
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