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Hi all, From those of you who have had previous lower back surgeries, have you ever recovered from a herniated disc by "waiting it out" with conservative treatments. If so, how long did you wait until you were mobile and relatively pain free? If "waiting it out" didn't work - how long did you try it before resorting yet again to surgery. Or, are you still waiting?