May lumbar disc hernia heal by itself?

May lumbar disc hernia heal by itself?

We can also ask the same question, “Will the lumbar disc hernia resolve spontaneously?” or “Does the disc hernia heal spontaneously?” In some patients, the lumbar and neck disc hernias can heal spontaneously, that is, without the use of any medication or physical therapy; and 20 years ago I was the first one to notice it and inform the world of international science. Of course, these were only a few lucky patients getting better in months without any problem; among thousands of others that didn’t…

It should always be remembered that the diagnosis and treatment possibilities of doctors have been developed only in the last 50 years, although patients have been complaining of pain in the back or neck since thousands of years. Paralysis developed in the arms or legs of these patients who had had no chance of treatment, and as a result the pain resolved when the nerves died.

I do not think that anybody today can take the risk of being paralyzed. Moreover, I do not think that anybody today can stay away from active life for months with the hope of self-healing, even with a small chance. I mean, forget it…

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