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Posted by Sandy
on November 20, 1999 at 10:40:24:
I haven't recieved any response to my previous question. I would appreciate ANY input. I have a C5/C6 herniation on both sides of my spine causing nerve damage (accorrding to EMG). My Dr. asked if I want to try an epidural (PT failed) before trying surgury. He said it would decrease the inflammation around the nerve root but not shrink the disc. Any experience at if this works and for how long? The type of surgery he is talking about is a micro-disectomy not fusion. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Sandy
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