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What to Expect if You Reherniate after Having Surgery

Roughly 10 percent of patients, according to Spine Health , experience another herniation affecting the same location after having spinal disc surgery. The risk of reherniation increases if you’re a younger patient with healthier discs. If ...
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Reasons for Reherniation Following Discectomy

If the same disc irritates a nearby nerve again after the initial surgery and recovery period, it's referred to as reherniation. Painful herniation following a discectomy, the back surgery procedure often performed to relieve nerve ...
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What to Expect if You Experience Reherniation Following a Discectomy

Nearly 85 percent of microdiscectomy patients report good or excellent results. In other words, you're more likely to benefit from this type of surgery if nonsurgical options aren't effective for you. However, there’s the potential to ...
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Which Disc Has the Highest Rate of Herniation?

Since your lower back is the most mobile and exposed part of your spine, it's the area where discs are more likely to become herniated. The biomechanical forces at play in this flexible part of your spine are the main reason this is the ...
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Is Disc Reherniation Following a Microdiscectomy Common?

A microdiscectomy is an approach to correcting disc-related issues that ranks with spinal fusion surgery as one of the most common spine procedures performed today. It's a minimally invasive way of removing the part of a disc in the lower ...
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Is a Flare-Up or a Reherniated Disc Causing Your Pain?

If you've had surgery to address discomfort from a herniated disc, it's only natural to be concerned about any recurrence of symptoms. Two of the possible reasons you may experience some degree of noticeable discomfort after surgery are ...
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Is It Possible for a Spinal Disc to Herniate Twice?

Most patients who undergo herniated disc treatment involving surgery don’t experience a reherniation of the same disc, but it does happen. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, there's a 10 to 15 percent chance, on ...
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Is Disc Reherniation a Common Issue?

It's reasonable to expect treatment for a herniated disc (also commonly known as a "slipped disc" or “ruptured disc”) to eliminate or ease your discomfort, especially if a doctor recommends surgery to resolve your sciatica or other ...
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What Are Some Signs of Disc Reherniation?

Discectomy surgery for a herniated or ruptured spinal disc is effective for many patients. Still, there are times when the discomfort experienced prior to treatment returns. This is most often caused by disc reherniation, an issue that can ...
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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 ...
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