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Papaya Disc Injection

ScannerScanner Posts: 2
edited 07/08/2014 - 6:53 AM in Lower Back Pain
I had a very bad disc in about 1985 and had Papaya Disc Injection on it and it took it about a year to completely heal up but it has been great ever since. No pain on that disc at all. IT's 2014 now.
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  • JoeLowJJoeLow Posts: 5
    edited 07/02/2014 - 4:44 PM
    Hmm first I hear of papaya. Anyone care to elaborate?
    L4-L5 ....issues.

    3/14 microdisecmy l4 l5 then re-herniaited
    7/14 fusion L4 L5
    Possible dura tear
  • and have found nothing online regarding this being a viable treatment.
  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 10,045
    into Canada in the late 1970's John Davidson , the NY Ranger Goalie had some of these injections to heal his herinated discs. The injections must have helped him, since he returned to playing goalie with any problems.

    This was never considered in the USA. Right about my 3rd lumbar surgery, my surgeon wad discussing this as an option for me. For whatever reasons, it disappeared completely as a potential remedy for disc herniation.
    Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
    You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com
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