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5 Lifestyle Risks That May Cause Lumbar Disc Herniation

Our spine bears the weight of all of our daily activities, from how frequently we move to how much weight we lift at one time. With so much pressure put on our spinal discs, it’s no surprise that many of our daily activities can impact our ...
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After Lumbar Discectomy: The Impact of Recurrent Disc Herniation

Whether you recently had surgery for a herniated lumbar disc, or you’re still considering the option for long-term pain relief, the last thing you want to think about is a recurrence of the same problem.
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Preparing for Spine Surgery: What to Expect from General Anesthesia

If you’re preparing for spine surgery, you probably have questions about everything from the procedure and recovery to the general anesthesia that will be used during the operation. While it’s completely normal to be nervous about going und...
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How Likely is Reherniation After Lumbar Discectomy Surgery?

For decades, discectomy surgery has been the surgical gold standard for relieving leg pain caused by a lumbar disc herniation. The procedure itself proves very effective, generating an approximately 84 percent1 overall success rate. However...
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Discectomy 101: The Risks and Results to Understand Before Your Spine Surgery

You’ve been struggling with leg pain, and your doctor has found the culprit: a herniated disc in your low back. Perhaps you have tried exercises or other therapies to relieve your pain, only to be disappointed by lackluster results.
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