Should I change my diet after intervertebral disc excision?

Your doctor will tell you what diet changes you should apply after this type of surgery.

Following intervertebral disc excision, you will need to adapt your diet to your body’s post-operative needs.

You will be given pain medication to alleviate this post-surgical symptom and your diet will be tailored according to this medication too.

After this procedure, it’s recommended to drink plenty of fluids and eat high-fiber food because the pain medication can cause constipation.

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