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The 5 Worst Exercises If Youve Herniated Your Disc
What are the best exercises to lose 30 lbs in 8 weeks with 2 herniated disks and 5 bulging disks through out your spine.
Water: Well, you would definitely want to avoid aggravating your spine by doing "too much" exercise. Water exercises take much of the stress off the back and could potentially be better tolerated. Ultimately weight loss us based upon calorie intake verse calories burned, so limiting your intake of calories would certainly be helpful. You might consider getting the help of a trainer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have sciatica from bulging lumbar discs. Doing PT. Will pain ever go away? Or likely worsen or herniate before improving?
Already have: "Bulging" MEANS herniated. A herniation can be very mild or it can be severe. The first thing you have to ascertain is if your pain really is coming from your discs. It doesn't always. There are other causes, including none that can be found in testing. ...Read more
Leg pain : If you have developed new pain radiating down the leg that follow a particular nerve root pattern and this is the same as before, then you may have a recurrent disc herniation. Talk to your spinal surgeon. A new MRI with and without contrast may provide you with your answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do cervical disc herniations heal and does the foramen clear itself of the herniated disc material, if so over what time frame?
Neurological problem: This can be motor (mucle use) or sensory problems. It depends on th type of pressure. Ask you physicain to have you see a neurologist ...Read more
Are there partial disc replacements for herniated disc in l5? My mom's disc herniated completely, surgeon said she doesn't need any fusing.
Artificial discs: Were marketed sometime ago, but they did not work well. Surgery works well but do not rush. ...Read more
What medicine does a dr suggest if you are pregnant and have herniated disc arthritis & spinal stenosis in neck & tendonitis in shoulder?
Can all disc bulges recover shape and decompress nerves over time? How to determine if a disc is ruptured, aside from discogram?
Short answer - no: Not all disc bluges or herniations will decompress or recover shape. Some of them may remain stable and not change or become worse depending on a variety of factors. If you'd like to know the stability of your disc bugles and their effect on nerves, you should see a neurologist. He or she may recommend an MRI of your spine to document changes over time. ...Read more
MRI = C3-4 disc herniationstenosis ap of 0.7cm? indention on spinal cord. Will the dr want 2 do surgery or try therapy first. CanTherapy make it worst
Neuro Exam Needed: Cervical spinal stenosis at C3-4 (<9 mm AP diameter) may be serious if the spinal cord is compressed enough to cause symptoms or neurological signs of spinal cord injury. A neurosurgeon or neurologist should be consulted, but surgery not necessary if asymptomatic with no signs of neurological deficit on exam. Surgery for neck pain without arm pain is rarely indicated unless stenosis worse (<6 mm) ...Read more
If I have herniated disc-no pain, will riding bike in the "aero" position lead to worse leg muscle weakness?
Herniated Disc: Not necessarily. It depends on whether there is any nerve compression and where, anatomically, the compression is located. Your doctor can provide better advice by performing an MRI of the spine, if he hasn't already. Unless you have had sciatica or a previous history of leg weakness, you can always try a bicycle run and see if it affects you. ...Read more
Herniated disc at L5-S1 compresses the dural sac,and lumbar canal stenosis at that area,sciatica(left leg)...do I need surgery??
Yes: Bending, lifting and twisting all load the discs and can injure or reinjure them. ...Read more
2 bulging discs in lumbar spine, partial sacralization of l5- any general stretches i can do to relieve pressure on nerves & daily pain?
Can I do curl ups to improve core body strength if i hav degenrative disc or bulging disc in the lumbar region?
Absolutely can BUT--: Though you are young for this sort of problem the answer is still true no matter your age...Exercises abound for people with your types of arthritic problems and you should do them with gusto and not avoid them. But it may be advisable to work with someone who's experienced such as a therapist or trainer to be sure you are doing things the right way. Try aquatic therapy as well. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
Slight disc bulge at l4/l5. Treatment needed? Will traction make disc go back in? Or just back exercises will do?
Integrative care: A herniated disc can cause back pain as well as foot pain by physically pressing on the nerves that travel to the foot and by irritating them through the extrusion of pro-inflammatory disc materials. Physical therapy and other conservative measures, including medication management, are considered first line treatment. If these fail, your physician may recommend epidural steroid injections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In degen. Disc disease, is it better to fuse l5-s1 if disc 1/2 collapsed or wait til disc completely goes & pain is unbearable & nerve damage occurs?
None: Usually, degenerative disc disease is not surgically corrected if no nerve impingement is present. Just treating back pain with surgery will cause more back pain due to scarring and presence of the presence at other levels. If there is nerve impingement and symptoms of it, then surgery will help free the nerve and improve the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you need to consider scoliosis and subluxations in the back when getting treated for herniated disk?
Potentially: If the condition is mild, then simple and conservative treatments don't necessarily require a lot of specifics; such as for example rest or medications. Once you get beyond that, however, it becomes more important to identify all the specific conditions that are contributing to a patients problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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