Care Pathway for the Management of Lumbar Disc Herniation with Radiculopathy

Management of symptoms for persistent lumbar disc herniation with radiculopathy

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Patients who still suffer from neurological deficits three months after their injury should be referred to their physician for further evaluation

No

No

No

Yes

Are symptoms ≤3 months?

Yes

Management of Symptoms

 

Based on shared decision making between the patient and provider, any one of the following therapeutic interventions is recommended:

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Yes

Yes

No

No

Discharge

Are symptoms >3 months?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Discharge

No