Tuesday’s Tip- So herniated discs are forever? We have good news!
Research shows that herniated discs can get smaller with time.
96 % Sequestered Discs
70 % of Extruded Discs
13 % of Bulging Discs
Will decrease in size over time.
While some discs have to have surgery due to the how it is affecting the nerves and body functions, the odds appear to be in your favor.
Contact us if you have questions or need an appointment.
Chiu CC, Chuang TY, Chang KH, Wu CH, Lin PW, Hsu WY. The probability of spontaneous regression of lumbar herniated disc: a systematic review. Clin Rehabil. 2015 Feb;29(2):184-95. doi: 10.1177/0269215514540919. Epub 2014 Jul 9. PMID: 25009200.
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