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Discetomy or no discetomy?

Patient: Numbing in feet due to herniated disc for 5 years and spreading. All other treatments exhausted and permanent damage done. Would you recommend a discectomy at this time? My doctor and neurologist have, but I’m scared.

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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