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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.

Review Date 9/7/2017

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

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