Top 3 Questions Patients Have About Their Disc Injury
April 16, 2016 Dr. Phillip Snell

Am I Going to Be OK?

Clinicians who treat low¬†back pain¬†commonly find that patients with painful disc herniations have a great deal of fear and worry about their long term prognosis after the injury. Much of the prognosis depends on the patient’s understanding of the mechanism of injury and avoidance of that movement pattern for long enough to let things knit. The 3 linked blog posts below from FixYourOwnBack, address the most common questions we hear in our clinic. If you have a disc injury, stay optimistic, and work to improve your movement…the prognosis is good!



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