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Disc Bulge

diagnosis - causes - Treatment

When Your Back's Natural Shock Absorber Goes Awry

Imagine a gel-like cushion between your vertebrae, absorbing shocks and supporting your spine. Now, picture that cushion losing shape and position, resulting in a disc bulge. This common condition affects many back-pain patients, especially in the lower back.

Understanding the Symptoms


Disc bulges can cause various symptoms, and their severity may vary. Look out for these common indicators.

1 1

Persistent Neck and Lower Back Pain

The pain may linger for an extended period, affecting your daily activities and overall comfort.

2 2

Continuous Pains in Specific Areas of the Spine

You may experience localized pain in the affected area of your back, which can radiate to other body parts.

3 3

Back Pain While Coughing and Sneezing

Activities like coughing or sneezing can trigger additional pain or discomfort.

4 4

Cramps and Spasms

Muscle cramps and spasms may occur, causing temporary tightening or involuntary contractions.

5 5

Tingling in Hands or Legs

You may feel a tingling sensation in your hands or legs, which could indicate nerve involvement.


Vida Clinic Disc Bulge

Accurate Diagnosis

Since the symptoms of a bulging disc can overlap with other spinal conditions, obtaining an accurate diagnosis is crucial. We will review your medical history, evaluate your symptoms, and conduct a physical examination.

Imaging Tests for Confirmation

To confirm the diagnosis, your doctor may recommend imaging tests such as X-rays, MRI scans, or CT scans. These tests provide detailed images of your spine, helping identify the exact location and severity of the disc bulge.



    Treatment Options

    Timely diagnosis and treatment of disc bulges are essential to prevent further complications, such as disc herniation. The treatment approach depends on factors like age and the condition's severity. Here are a few effective options

    Chiropractors can align your spine and reduce the disc bulge, relieving pain and discomfort.

    This tried and tested technology helps alleviate disc bulges by gently stretching the spine, relieving pressure on the affected disc.

    This technique releases tension in the fascia and muscles surrounding the affected area, promoting healing and reducing pain

    Strengthening the muscles, especially the core muscles, through targeted exercises can help prevent the recurrence of disc bulges and improve overall spine health

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