A lumbar microdiskectomy is the most common surgery option for a herniated lumbar disk, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Other surgical options for treating herniated lumbar discs include a disc... More »

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Problems during or after surgeries for herniated discs in the neck are rare, but occasional risks may include adverse reactions to the anesthesia, infection, chronic neck pain or heavy bleeding, reports WebMD. The wound ... More »

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Preparing for herniated disc surgery begins before the day of the operation. Patients ready their homes for the recovery period, according to Mayfield Clinic. This includes removing throw rugs, placing non-slip strips in... More »

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There are a variety of treatment options for herniated discs, such as avoiding painful positions, taking pain medication on a regular schedule, and following a recommended exercise program, states Mayo Clinic. This treat... More »

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Problems during or after surgeries for herniated discs in the neck are rare, but occasional risks may include adverse reactions to the anesthesia, infection, chronic neck pain or heavy bleeding, reports WebMD. The wound ... More »

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It usually takes at least a week for patients to return to driving after bunion surgery, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Recovery times vary depending on the type of procedure performed, with t... More »

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Some treatment options for a herniated or ruptured disk of the lower back are rest, medications, physical therapy, steroid injections and possible surgery, states the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The first l... More »

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