Saturday, September 12, 2015

Herniated Disc: A Condition with Many Names

Whether it’s called a slipped disc, bulging disc, or ruptured disc, there are a lot of ways to label and describe a herniated disc. But regardless of the name used, the important goal is to have a doctor accurately diagnose the cause of disc pain, so it can be treated. This article explains the diagnostic process.

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Diagnosing Disc Problems

Treatment Options for a Lumbar Herniated Disc
In most cases, herniated discs are first treated with several weeks of nonsurgical treatments. If symptoms and pain don’t improve, surgery may be considered.  Learn More...

Exercise for Sciatica from a Herniated Disc
When a herniated disc causes nerve pain that radiates down the back of the legs, known as sciatica, there are many exercises you can do to ease this pain. Learn More...

Lumbar Decompression Back Surgery
If the main source of pain for a lumbar herniated disc is from a nerve impingement, a surgery known as lumbar decompression may be recommended. Learn More...

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