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Tally1

738d

What was your process of healing from a herniated disc? I need encouragement for this hell ride I’m on by myself.

    • WillowDecay

      733d

      I have herniated discs in my C5/C6, C6/C7, and L1-S1. There is no real healing unfortunately. I’m currently in middle of setting up a surgery for my C5/C6 cuz it’s pressing on my spinal chord… physical therapy, pain management, rest/ice, and surgery are really your only options when it comes to that. Depending on the location of the herniated disc, fusion is an option. Then there are also surgeries where they remove the disc and replace it with a synthetic one. There are multiple surgeries out there, but before any of that, you usually have to try physical therapy first

    • Gidgetmom

      737d

      From my understanding, and I've had herniated disc since 2004, you never heal. You can strengthen the muscles supporting your spine, but it doesn't repair itself.

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