Back Out Of Whack? It May Be A Cervical Disc Herniation Says HSS Surgeon

Darien Daily Voice—October 18, 2016

In a recent article published by Darien Daily Voice, Andrew A. Sama, MD, spine surgeon at HSS, answered questions on cervical disc herniations.

When asked if surgery is the only way to treat a cervical disc herniation, Dr. Sama replied "No, in fact, most disc herniations are treated non-surgically with good results. Physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications and time usually lead to improvement and the body can absorb the herniation."

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