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I read bouncing on exercise ball will help disc heal. Is that true for a degenetated & bulging disc?

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Dr. Ara Deukmedjian
Neurosurgery

In brief: Unproven So Far

There is no scientific data to support that theory, however, conservative modalities such as physical therapy and epidural steroid injections have been able to help.
If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask! deuk spine institute.

In brief: Unproven So Far

There is no scientific data to support that theory, however, conservative modalities such as physical therapy and epidural steroid injections have been able to help.
If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask! deuk spine institute.
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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine

In brief: No

Discs typically do not heal.
However, that doesn't mean that you can't live pain-free. A ruptured disk will often shrink away from a nerve. A herniated or bulging disk as you call it can move around but bouncing on a ball does not promise which direction it moves. If you are having symptoms, see a physical therapist or chiropractor.

In brief: No

Discs typically do not heal.
However, that doesn't mean that you can't live pain-free. A ruptured disk will often shrink away from a nerve. A herniated or bulging disk as you call it can move around but bouncing on a ball does not promise which direction it moves. If you are having symptoms, see a physical therapist or chiropractor.
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