Author | Robert F. Mclain, MD


Determining treatment of lumbar disk protrusion and disk extrusion

April 03, 2009

Disk herniation is a common spine disorder that has a wide range of presentations and clinical significance.1,2 The potential for recovery varies from patient to patient, depending on the size of the protrusion, the size of the canal, the patient’s age and activity level, and the extent of disk disruption.3