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Lower Back Pains

Physiotherapy in Toronto for Lower Back

Welcome to Revive Health Centres patient resource about from Lumbar Discectomy.

Lumbar discectomy is a surgical procedure to remove part of a problem disc in the low back. The discs are the pads that separate the vertebrae. This procedure is commonly used when a herniated, or ruptured, disc in the low back is putting pressure on a nerve root.

This article will help you understand:

  • what surgeons hope to achieve
  • what happens during surgery
  • what to expect as you recover