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Like patching a flat tire: New fix heals herniated discs

Like patching a flat tire: New fix heals herniated discs

Source : https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-03-patching-flat-herniated-discs.html

A new two-step technique to repair herniated discs uses hyaluronic acid gel to re-inflate the disc and collagen gel to seal the hole, essentially repairing ruptured discs like you'd repair a flat tire. After a rupture, a jelly-like material leaks out of a herniated disc, causing inflammation and pain.

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