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Microdiskectomy - series—Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

The back muscles are moved back into their normal position, and the wound is closed with stitches or staples.

Update Date 5/9/2015

Updated by: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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