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How much could Ayurveda treatment help in disc prolapse and cord compression?

How much could Ayurveda treatment help in disc prolapse and cord compression?

Not likely to help: Ayurvedic treatment is not likely to have any effect on disc prolapse and cord compression, as the symptoms are due to a part of the disc physically pressing on one's spinal cord or spinal nerves. Some sort of neurosurgical procedure is usually needed to move or remove the part that is compressing the spinal cord. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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What amount of can Ayurveda treatment help in disc prolapse and cord compression?

What amount of can Ayurveda treatment help in disc prolapse and cord compression?

I do not know: It would be best to ask an ayurvedic practitioner what kind of success they have had. I am sure it would help in recovery if surgery were needed. I would suggest acupuncture as i know it can help with back pain. I have seen amazing results with bulging discs and acupuncture. And is it so bad that surgery is needed or still in a bulging position, not fully blown out? ...Read more

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What treatment is required for disc prolapse (in the early stages)?

Conservative: Most doctors take a concervative approach to mild disc prolapse. This means exercise, rest and non-narcotic pain medications. ...Read more

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Is ceragem therapy an option for disc prolapse?

Is ceragem therapy an option for disc prolapse?

Not Really: Although Ceragem looks like a fancy massage bed it is unlikely to help with changing anything with the disc (almost nothing can do that without some change on your part, remember passive therapies do not fix anything). It may make you feel good while on it, once done likely your pain will return. Core strengthening will strengthen your spine and epidural steroid injection will help with pain. ...Read more

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How can I cure the spinal cord disc prolapse without surgery?

Physical therapy: Disc disease with disc protrusion, collaspe, prolaspe is a radiographic finding. Often times these findings do not correlate with the symptoms. Surgery may not necessarily be the answer to the problem. The symptoms of back pain are common. The best treatment is with excercises. Physical therapy can be tremendously helpful. ...Read more

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For cervical disc prolapse patient on the neck, what treatment they can do on their own without going for operation and therapy. Pain on the left elbow?

For cervical disc prolapse patient on the neck, what treatment they can do on their own without going for operation and therapy. Pain on the left elbow?

Several can help: You can see your primary doctor, a neurologist, a physiatrist, a pain management specialist, an orthopedist or a neurosurgeon for treatment with 90% usually treated non surgically. This could include: medication, traction, a soft collar, physical therapy/exercises, time and possible epidural steroid injections as well as activity modifications and ceasing smoking if you have that habit. ...Read more

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I was prescribed prednisone 60mg for 5 days without tapering as I have disc prolapse My question is it ok to abruptly stop prednisone after 5 days ?

I was prescribed prednisone 60mg for 5 days without tapering as I have disc prolapse 

My question is it ok to abruptly stop prednisone after 5 days ?

Yes since short dura: yes since it's a short duration. This depends whether you have other health problems, or taking prednisone before for long periods. I am not a fan of using prednisone for this type of neck pain. It would be best to see your physician, get a full of evaluation, and a clear diagnosis ...Read more

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Good evening, is the mechanical traction benefit for cervical or lumer disc prolapse? What's the best physiotherapy technique for disc prolapse.Thanks

Good evening, is the mechanical traction benefit for cervical or lumer disc prolapse? What's the best physiotherapy technique for disc prolapse.Thanks

Yes and no: Mechanical traction dose help cervical problems but do not over use more than 14 pounds. I do not believe it help in lumbar spine area. There are few ways to help in the cervical spine you could use traction up to 14 pounds with hot packs and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Please explain foot drop after disc prolapse surgery ?

See a Neuorologist: Nerve to muscle might have been affected, see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more