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Are there exercises for disc prolapse and disc herniation?

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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are exercises for patients with disc issues.
Most deal with core abdominal strengthening and may also help with flexibility. There are different programs, such as mckenzie, that aim to help the back and leg pain. Before starting a program, check with your spine specialist for what is best and safe for your particular issue.

In brief: Yes

There are exercises for patients with disc issues.
Most deal with core abdominal strengthening and may also help with flexibility. There are different programs, such as mckenzie, that aim to help the back and leg pain. Before starting a program, check with your spine specialist for what is best and safe for your particular issue.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Most get better nonop and a lot are seen on studies and noted to be incidental findings not causing pain.
Exercise is beneficial of any type but specific flexibility and core strengthening programs combined with cardiovascular ones are best for this issue on a regular basis.

In brief: Yes

Most get better nonop and a lot are seen on studies and noted to be incidental findings not causing pain.
Exercise is beneficial of any type but specific flexibility and core strengthening programs combined with cardiovascular ones are best for this issue on a regular basis.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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