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Rheumatology/Orthopedics herniated disc bed rest!

management plan of herniated disc- bed rest be advised or not?
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Nsaids and continuation of daily activities is recommended. Bed rest is the most common wrong answer MTB2
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but in kaplan surgery -bed rest & pain control is the management plan
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but in kaplan surgery -bed rest & pain control is the management plan
Kaplan surgery is outdated
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I think (not 100% sure (actualy not even 90% sure)) for a herniated disk you can recomend up to 3-days of rest. For a Lumber strains it is a no no... and you need to be active right away.
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