Does A Herniated Disc Require Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery for herniated disc is performed in cases of disc herniation, and it's called Lumbar microdiscectomy. Alexandra Turcios, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with Baptist Health Neuroscience Center, describes how the surgery is performed. MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) is the best tool that experts use to determine if surgery is needed, exactly where the problem is and how big the damage is.

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