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.
in the arm, back, foot, or leg
muscle weakness, muscle spasms, or overactive reflexes
leg numbness, pins and needles, or uncomfortable tingling and burning
foot numbness, hand numbness, or stiff neck
Use proper lifting techniques.
Maintain a healthy weight.
Exercise regularly to keep muscles strong.
Eat a healthy and well-balanced meal.
Do not wear high heeled shoes to avoid back problems.
Phsiopractic treatment techniques
Adjusting the spine and massaging the back muscles to relieve pain.
Stretching exercises can improve flexibility and improve physical function.
Restores muscle strength and function through exercise.