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Disc Prolapse

A condition which refers to a problem with a rubbery disc between the spinal bones.

This condition occurs when the soft centre of a spinal disc pushes through a crack in the tougher exterior casing.

Some herniated discs cause no symptoms. Others can irritate nearby nerves and result in pain, numbness or weakness in an arm or leg.

Not every disc needs intervention. When required, treatment includes medication, physiotherapy and possibly surgery.

Causes & Symptoms :

Some herniated discs cause no symptoms. Others can irritate nearby nerves and result in pain, numbness or weakbness in an arm or leg.

Pain areas:

in the arm, back, foot, or leg

Muscular

muscle weakness, muscle spasms, or overactive reflexes

Sensory:

leg numbness, pins and needles, or uncomfortable tingling and burning

Also common:

foot numbness, hand numbness, or stiff neck

Prevention:

Use proper lifting techniques.

Maintain a healthy weight.

Exercise regularly to keep muscles strong.

Stop smoking.

Eat a healthy and well-balanced meal.

Do not wear high heeled shoes to avoid back problems.

TREATMENT

Phsiopractic treatment techniques

Adjusting the spine and massaging the back muscles to relieve pain.

Stretching

Stretching exercises can improve flexibility and improve physical function.

Physical Therapy

Restores muscle strength and function through exercise.

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