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Posted by: S van Staden | 2010/05/12

Back and left leg pain

Diagnosed with L5/S1 disc herniation. Treatment options?

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The condition should be treated conservatively to start with (medication and physiotherapy) and following that, should it all fail and you are really suffering, you should see a spinal specialist to consider if you are a candidate for disc decompression surgery

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Posted by: Orthopaedic Specialist Forum | 2010/05/16

The condition should be treated conservatively to start with (medication and physiotherapy) and following that, should it all fail and you are really suffering, you should see a spinal specialist to consider if you are a candidate for disc decompression surgery

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