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Herniated Disc Treatment

Cure back, neck or leg pain related to a herniated disc, also known as a slipped ruptured or bulging disc. Our minimally-invasive laser spine surgery has patients back on their feet within an hour feeling no pain. 
We accept patients with any insurance including worker’s compensation, personal injury, auto accidents, and those with no insurance or minimal coverage. Your insurance provider may not pay for some services that are provided by the Deuk Spine Institute, but we are willing to help steer you in the right direction towards effective, affordable treatment.


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Herniated Disc Treatment

Once a disc is suspected for causing pain or discomfort, herniated
disc treatment is fairly straight forward. Often beginning with a
series of conservative management techniques, Deuk Spine
Institute will attempt to aid the disc in self repair through nonsurgical means. Should conservative management prove ineffective
or the disc pain becomes overwhelming, our team of doctors will
proceed with interventional pain management and/or surgery.

Our herniated disc surgery options include Deuk Laser Disc Repair,
a minimally invasive spine surgery, and Deuk Spinal Fusion surgery.
If you have been suffering from a herniated disc problem and need
an evaluation or second opinion, contact Deuk Spine Institute today
and let us permanently relieve your pain.
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Our Patients Love Us

With world-class physicians on staff, the newest and most advanced technology, and a patient experience pathway that is unrivaled in its efficiency and pedagogy of care, Deuk Spine Institute has performed thousands of procedures and achieves 95% success rate in elimination of pain. 

The services we offer are not offered anywhere else in the world, and the treatments are curative, not palliative. On top of that, Dr. Deukmedjian is personally invested in the well-being of each and every patient, and has spared no expense to guarantee the best possible outcomes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How to treat a herniated or bulging disc

A disc becomes herniated when an annular tear is created due to disc degeneration or injury, allowing the nucleus pulposus to expand outside of its normal bounds. Tears in the annulus fibrosus weaken the structure of the disc, compromising the disc’s ability to act as a shock absorber between vertebrae. Meant to facilitate movement in the spine as well as countering load, intervertebral discs play an important role in everyday actions like sitting, standing and walking.

Types of herniated discs

Annular Tears that give way to disc herniations come in several different forms. While even the slightest tear is recognized as disc herniation, not all herniations are symptom causing. Typically a herniated disc is formed due to one or more of the following types of annular tears.

Concentric Tears. Typically caused due to injury, Concentric Tears affect the disc by creating separation in the lamellae or membrane layers protecting the disc.
Peripheral Tears. Peripheral Tears, while similar in orientation to concentric tears, occur on the outside of the disc and are not limited to separation of membrane layers. Frequently known to cause disc degeneration.
Radial Tears. Spanning the height of the disc and extending from the center outward, Radial Tears occur naturally with aging and are the most common cause of disc herniation in patients.

Herniated discs can occur in the cervical and lumbar regions of the spine. When herniated discs occur in the cervical region of the spine — the neck — they occur in the following areas:
C4 - C5 disc herniation
C5 - C6 disc herniation
C6 - C7 disc herniation

Herniated Disc Symptoms

Symptoms associated with herniated discs vary greatly from minor lower back pain to severe and radiating down an arm or leg. What often impacts the severity of the pain, numbness, or weakness associated with the herniated disc is whether it is pressing on a nerve. An early warning sign of possible herniated disc issues is reoccurring low back pain issues over time with increasing regularity.

Herniated discs in the lower back that press against nerves can cause radiating pain, tingling, numbness and even burning as the pain moves from the buttock down the leg and sometimes into the foot.

Herniated discs in the neck area are often related to nerve compression and include a wider range of symptoms. These symptoms may include dull and sharp pains, tingling, numbness, and radiating pain that can be associated with specific movements of the neck.

Herniated Disc Diagnosis

When looking at an MRI, herniated discs are often fairly easy to spot. Normally appearing as a cleanly contained disc between two vertebrae with a well formed center or nucleus, herniated discs often exhibit signs of degeneration which may include deformed centers, dehydration and/or actual nucleic spillage into the spinal cavities surrounding the disc. Through the use of a physical exam to determine the extent of discomfort and pain and a discogram to validate pain causing discs, our doctors are able to safely pinpoint the source of discogenic pain in the spine

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Over 1,300 patients cared for.


“I just wanted to let you know the outstanding job you did performing my neck fusion. I am now 100% pain free! You are an amazing surgeon and a life saver!”



“Thank you for the wonderful job you and your staff did repairing my spine. I have never felt better in 20 years! I found you to be very confident and honest and that put my mind at ease.”



“The healing was much easier than I expected! Now, I am pain free, the nerve problems in my leg have disappeared, and I am performing activities again that I had previously given up.”

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Cure your back and neck pain once and for all.

Deuk Laser Disc Repair has patients back on their feet within an hour, feeling zero pain
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