PLDD Treatment of a Patient with Severe Leg Pain Caused by Disc Herniation_16.02.2021
Male Patient in His 30's
The patient has been experiencing strong pain and numbness shooting down from the back of his waist to the left side of his hip and lower limb. He was diagnosed with disc herniation and began conservative treatment with anti-inflammatory medications at a nearby hospital. Since the treatment did not produce satisfactory results, the patient started looking for other available options.
Diagnostic Imaging Results
Sciatic nerve pain and numbness in the area of the left hip and leg.
Confirmed disc hernia at L4/5 disc level.
PLDD is indicated as the treatment method of the herniated disc with an efficacy rate about 75%.
Lumbar disc herniation
PLDD method at 1 disc level.