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I don't know much about herbal medicine but don't have good insurance. Are there any plant treatments for herniated disk?

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Dr. Ken Yonemura
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Herbal Rx for HNP

While herbal treatments have not been shown to have any direct effect on herniated discs, time may be your best friend as many disc herniations can resorb and get smaller spontaneously and not need surgery, epidural steroids may be more beneficial for pain control.
A short period of rest followed by therapy is always warranted. Surgery is indicated for progressive pain or neurologic deficits.

In brief: Herbal Rx for HNP

While herbal treatments have not been shown to have any direct effect on herniated discs, time may be your best friend as many disc herniations can resorb and get smaller spontaneously and not need surgery, epidural steroids may be more beneficial for pain control.
A short period of rest followed by therapy is always warranted. Surgery is indicated for progressive pain or neurologic deficits.
Dr. Ken Yonemura
Dr. Ken Yonemura
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Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Not proven

There really hasn't been any herbal supplements or natural medicine remedies for a her herniated disc.

In brief: Not proven

There really hasn't been any herbal supplements or natural medicine remedies for a her herniated disc.
Dr. Greg Khounganian
Dr. Greg Khounganian
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