You may be a candidate for the procedure if you:
- 1. Have leg pain, numbness, tingling made worse by sitting or bending or arching your back.
- 2. Are not any better after 4 - 6 weeks of conservative treatment including rest and physical therapy.
- 3. Are not better after epidural blocks & Injections. Have an MRI, CT scan, CT myelogram, or discogram showing a disc herniation.