Life’s too short to put up with pain.
While herniated disks are relatively common, the good news is that the majority of these cases do not require surgery. Herniated disk symptoms may be alleviated with rest, heat and ice; walking and light activity; and physical therapy. For patients with a herniated disk that continues to be symptomatic, a visit to a spine specialist is wise.With state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, Dr. Kayal and his expert team tailor an appropriate treatment plan for each patient. Treatment is based upon the specific herniated disk(s), along with the patient’s age, physical condition and other medical issues. If conservative treatments, like NSAIDs and physical therapy, are unsuccessful, surgery may be needed to repair the disk herniation.