My Mom is suffering from Slip Disc, Pressing On Nerve Chronic Lower Back Pain Since 5 years. We have shown her to many doctors, but all of them have recomended to get operated. Is operation the only way out of this problem. We all are very much tensed about this 'cause it's a very critical operation which is some where linked to the Brain. And if at all she gets operated, will she be absolutely normal? Will she be able to do her own work? Will there be any side effects? Could u please suggest me if U have any other way out of this.

I'll be grateful to U if U do so.

Waiting for Ur reply.

Thanking U.

P. M. Waddepalli.

Posted By P. M. Waddepalli on April 26, 2004 at 09:14:08:

Helps strengthen the kneecap mechanism by applying pressure on the tendon above the kneecap as well. This tends to reduce the forces of the quadriceps on the patella tendon and erosion of the under surface of the kneecap due to a possible misalignment of the quadriceps (Q-angle).

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