Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how do physicians treat annular tear in your disc

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slosar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
With some challeges: An annular tear is essentially a tear in the cartilage of the disc. Once present it may cause pain but usually one can control it with physical thera ... Read More
5
5 thanks
Dr. Steven Arbit
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Therapy: Physical therapy to strengthen the muscles and anti-inflammatory medications are helpful.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Nerve burn: I assume you had epidural injections. With regard to the nerve burn you have to have had a regular local anesthetic block first before the burn. Also ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Have what?: Please re-ask and clarify.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Having THIS: Ask your doctor what he/she suggests for treatment.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
46 years experience Breast Surgery
It is treatable: Lymphedema can be treated but usually not completely cured. Long term treatment measures needed. An expert physical therapist can be very helpful. Ple ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
Anal fissure: Anal fissures are essentially cracks in the lining of the anal canal that develop due to trauma, most commonly passage of dry hard stool. It is defini ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Different : Annular tear is similar to a sprain--a torn ligament, and not normal. It's presence does not equate to pain. In fact, upon healing the MRI will show a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maged Zaky
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Disc bulge and parac: That means tear at ligamnet with bulge of the disk between the spines, not yet prolapsed but it may happen with heavy lifting or trauma, the key is wh ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Not Sure: There is no way to know for sure if the fall caused the tear. To prove it beyond a shadow of a doubt, there would need to be an MRI right before the ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
First, you need to : Confirm that this is the cause of your symptoms and that you have exhausted all the appropriate treatments for that diagnosis. These might include inj ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wilkins
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Annular tear: a disc is like a jelly donut. a herniation means the jelly is squirting out. An annular tear means there is a crack in the donut but the jelly stays i ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month