Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 22614
  Title Conservative management of recurrent lumbar disk herniation with epidural fibrosis: A case report [case report]
Journal J Chiropr Med. 2012 Dec;11(4):249-253
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: A retrospective case report of a 24-year-old man with recurrent lumbar disk herniation and epidural fibrosis is presented. Recurrent lumbar disk herniation and epidural fibrosis are common complications following lumbar diskectomy.

Clinical Features: A 24-year-old patient had a history of lumbar diskectomy and new onset of low back pain and radiculopathy. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed recurrent herniation at L5/S1, left nerve root displacement, and epidural fibrosis.

Intervention and Outcomes: The patient received a course of chiropractic care including lumbar spinal manipulation and rehabilitation exercises with documented subjective and objective functional and symptomatic improvement.

Conclusion: This case report describes chiropractic management including spinal manipulative therapy and rehabilitation exercises and subsequent objective and subjective functional and symptomatic improvement.

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