Ok, I have a dr apt with the work comp dr on tues day.I have a hernated disk in my lower back and so far his approch has been pain contorll.Im running out of light duty time at work and fear loosing my career!I want to get back to work and feel pain controll is a wasting time kinda thing.I feel we have addressed what the health issue is and he shuld be trying to fix it insted of just contorlling pain.Iv gone threw 2 esi that made me sick but after a painful recovery peroud that included two er visit to sedate me after words for pain they induced it did give some relife but no more than my tens un it does.Shuld I be requesting my Dr to the surgry to repair the disk?What would be the next step and how would a dr go abought repairing a hernated dis and how long would the recovery time be?Any help would be appreshated.
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