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Suggest treatment for herniated disc

Hello , My name Josie Villalobos and parent concern for my daughter, Dr. told her she had 2 herniated disc and she under crusial pain all time. what or where can we go to take care of this issue. Dr. did send her to a specialist but when she went dr was not there he got sick so his asst. evaluated her. but she did not hear anything for months .. then her Dr. sent her to pain management dr. but is going to see her Nov. 5th. meanwhile she is still under a lot a pain . Could please advise us what to do?
Tue, 17 Feb 2015
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prolapsed intervertebral disc causes severe back pain due to compression of nerve roots. treatment option are two- if severe pain and high grade compression over nerve roots then laminectomy followed by dissectomy. if mild compression then physiotherapy is best option along pain killers.
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