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bulging disc inversion

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inversion table: Not unusual for mild increase in lbp. Only be on for 5min max. Due up to 5 times a day. Initially may want to do one minute upside down, one minute le ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Beall
28 years experience Radiology
Yes: Sometimes the pain increases with inversion then will decrease but inversion does not work for everyone and it can continue to be painful. Best way ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
It Can: Its a double edge sword. You want to decompress the nerves from the disc and spine pressure, but if you hurt more after doing this it can suggest oth ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
It can: It is a safe treatment option that does help some. Check out spine-health.Com.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James McClurg
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
There : There should be no contraindication just based on your diabetes. Make sure you have no issues with blood pressure or heart conditions.
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure: There should be no interference with diabetes and inverting yourself.
A 57-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Conservative care: Yes, I believe that all people should exhaust and utilize all conservative measures for treatment of his or her back pain first, prior to discussing s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Jacobs
63 years experience Neurosurgery
Symptoms are : A bulging disc will usually improve with conservative mgt. Just because a disc bulges does not mean it is symptomatic.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Surgery for disc: A bulging disc is a common finding on MRI as we age. It is usually not the cause of back pain. Therefore operating on it is not beneficial. Surgery fo ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: The majority of bulging discs are not painful (60% of 60 years with no pain have bulging discs). If you do have a painful one, it is usually achey, wo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Elskens
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Bulging disk: A bulging disk represents the mechanical changes in a disk's integrity. The symptoms are going to be mechanical related to the loss of structural inte ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Plan your trip. The pressure from descent will,have negligible effect n your disc bulges. How you lift and carry your luggage is a different matter. L ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Fluoroscopy is a technique to get x-ray images that can be done live. It is used for diagnosis and as an aid during procedures. Like x-rays and ct sca ... Read More

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