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Discectomy

Discectomy means "remove the disc". A discectomy relieves the pressure on a nerve root by removing the herniated disc causing the pressure.

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Overview        

Treatments for spinal problems range from conservative therapies, such as braces, to more invasive therapies including spinal injections and spinal surgery. The exact treatment your doctor may recommend will depend upon the nature of your spinal problem and what's causing it.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have this surgery. Only a spine surgeon can tell if spine treatment is right for you.

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