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Tips for Preventing Recurrent Disc Herniation

Recurrent disc herniation is a term often used to describe spinal disc discomfort that returns after initial treatment for a herniated disc (sometimes referred to as a “ruptured” or "bulging” disc), which usually includes surgery. Many fact...
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Signs You’re Experiencing Reherniation Following Microdiscectomy Surgery

A microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive type of surgery performed to remove the part of a damaged or herniated disc—also commonly known as a "slipped disc," or “ruptured disc”—that’s irritating a nearby nerve. According to Spine Health, t...
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What Causes Sciatica?

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Treating Lumbar Spine Injuries in Aging Athletes

For aging athletes and lifelong workout champions, finding ways to preserve their mobility and continue doing what they love is a must. You know the type: the gray-haired, fit cyclists, swimmers, runners, and rowers we all aspire to be in o...
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What’s the Typical Recovery Period after a Discectomy?

A discectomy is a commonly performed procedure often done to relieve pressure on nerves near the spine by removing the affected disc. It's typically recommended when a herniated or damaged spinal disc (sometimes referred to as a “ruptured” ...
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Basic Facts about Herniated Discs

If you're wondering why you're having tingling sensations around your hip/upper leg area when you get up or make certain movements, you may have issues with a herniated disc. This type of damage can affect any part of the spine, but it's mo...
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