Symptom Improvement With or Without Surgery for Lumbar Herniated Disc
In a group of 100 people who had sciatica caused by a herniated disc, the chances of having no symptoms or almost no symptoms 3 months to 2 years later was a little higher with surgery than with nonsurgical treatment. But overall most people felt better with or without surgery.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
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