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Triple hernia done, persisting pain, diagnosed as disc exclusion, pain radiates to foot, advised surgery. Suggestion?

hi my name is tony , 3 years ago had a triple hernia . still lot of pain , had a mri on back , came back as disc exclusion . had 7 shots in my back ( nothing ) tryed pills from dr vicodin to tremadol exxx, ( nothing ) the pain gose right down my leg to my foot ( unreal ) havent missed a day of work but getting to be to much even for me , after the mri dr looked at me and said ( this is one of the worsed i have seen ) now they want to do surgery ( bad or good ) i dont no tell me . also tryed chiropractor , fisical therapy , acupunture . and so on
Asked On : Tue, 2 Oct 2012
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The herniated discs of the spine if they start affecting the nerve roots causing the shooting pains and muscle weakness, then surgery is the best thing to restore your normal life. physiotherapy cannot revert such gross changes.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 2 Oct 2012
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