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... She is right! Nucleoplasty is ONLY for contained discs. No leaking of dye or disc material seen during the discogram. ... (6 replies)
... My pain prior to the nucleoplasty was a 9 out of 10. The week after my procedure the pain was unbearable and almost sent me to the ER. ... (2 replies)
... james, Please do a search on this board for nucleoplasty. You will see all the people who have had them, their experiences and opionions. I had a nucleoplasty on L5-S1 (10/20/03). My advice is this: Nucleoplasty is for CONTAINED HERNIATIONS ONLY ! If you have anything else such as an annular tear, fissure, DDD, etc... it will not work for this. And this comes directly from... (6 replies)

... That said.... I think that the Nucleoplasty may be still 'new' in the bigger scheme of back surgeries...and so is in the infantile stage...or learning curve. ... (3 replies)
... t approve nucleoplasty. In fact, they usually say clearly they don't. Most say it is not a "proven" medical technology. So I advise not asking them to approve a nucleoplasty procedure. ... (6 replies)
... Hi all, just thought I would let you know how my coblation nucleoplasty went last night and to answer some of the questions that you guys had (kennethhoff & gharari). First, I have to say if you are going to have nucleoplasty, PLEASE find a doctor who does it with the coblation technique - not just regular nucleoplasty. When you read my story and then read others who have... (4 replies)
... some say that it halps for a long time others that it only speed ups the process of disc collapse. The doctor who proposed me this after seeing my MRI said that Nucleoplasty will help me for sure. But I'm not thtat sure after all I read. ... (1 replies)
... at I read, is not ideal for nucleoplasty. And I don't know, I'm afraid of the contraindications of the procedure. Plus, I am already getting better now...so will nucleoplasty still be necessary? ... (7 replies)
... thing.. essentially a portion of your disc is compressing the neve which is causing pain... i had been suffereing from teh same for the last 18 months and tried nucleoplasty amongst other things, including chiropractors, osteopaths, ozone injection, pilates, etc.. ... (1 replies)
... You are correct. Nucleoplasty is too remove pressure off of a nerve by means of disk decompression. But what has happened to the disk? ... (11 replies)
... trust our docs at some point, and we can't be expected to check up on every possibility. A very prestigious doc at the university where I work was ready to do nucleoplasty on me. He was trained where nucleoplasty was developed. ... (9 replies)
... trust our docs at some point, and we can't be expected to check up on every possibility. A very prestigious doc at the university where I work was ready to do nucleoplasty on me. He was trained where nucleoplasty was developed. ... (9 replies)
... Nucleoplasty is for contained herniated discs. In other words, herniations without tears of the annular wall. I mean just go to the nucleoplasty website and read what its for. Im astounded that you had this done in spite of a tear. Unbelievable. ... (9 replies)
... I had a nucleoplasty 6 weeks ago. ... (10 replies)
... As most of you know, the nucleoplasty is for contained herniated discs. I am still concerned about the jelly being taken out. ... (12 replies)
... Hi all, I have a right paracentral large disc herniation at L5-S1 and was diagnosed 1 1/2 ago. Have not worked in a year. Herniation has gotten larger in that time. Have tried everything except surgery or a procedure called nucleoplasty. My doctor wants me to have a microdiscectomy and doesn't believe in the nucleoplasty. He says it is relatively experimental and that it... (0 replies)
... S1. I am due to have a nucleoplasty on Spetember 22nd. I was told for the next few days after the procedure to rest, no bending, exercise, twisting, etc... ... (4 replies)
... s possible, but it's becoming more and more unbearable for him as the injections and pain meds aren't as effective as they used to be. His pain mgmt dr suggested nucleoplasty today. Other pain mgmt drs have suggest IDET in the past. ... (2 replies)
... I am scheduled to get Nucleoplasty done on June 16th and I am very scared. What if I get this done, and end up worst then I am now? ... (16 replies)
... Of course, nucleoplasty is not done frequently for anyone in the U.S. For whatever reason, it is not the favored treatment for herniated discs.... ... (1 replies)


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