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Percutaneous Disc Nucleoplasty

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Intervertebral discs are cushion-like structures that are located between the bones that make up the spine.  Under certain conditions, the discs can bulge and cause back pain.  Percutaneous disc nucleoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure used to reduce the pressure inside a disc to relieve pain.  Because no incision is used, the recovery time is shorter and easier than with traditional open surgery methods.

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