Bulging Disc Diagnosis and Treatment

Bulging Disc Treatment at Oxford Rehabilitation Center

Here at Oxford Rehabilitation Center, our chiropractors are able to help relieve the pain associated with bulging discs and treat the condition. If you have never had a bulging disc before, you may have many questions about it. Here are a few of the questions you may have in regards to bulging discs. 

What is a Bulging Disc? 

You have discs in your back. They are positioned between the spinal vertebrae and help to absorb shock and help you to move. When a disc becomes weakened or damaged, is may swell. When this happens, it can push through the spinal vertebrae. In most cases, a bulging disc slowly shifts out of place, but it can happen quickly due to an accident or if you incorrectly lift something heavy. 

What Are the Signs of a Bulging Disc?

If you have a bulging disc in your back, you can experience a number of symptoms. Some people have pain in their lower back or tingling up and down their legs and into their feet. Other people experience muscle spasms, a pin and needle feeling or burning in their back. The types of symptoms you may experience vary based on where the herniated disc is and how severe it is. If you are experiencing any uncomfortable feeling in your back, you should have it checked out. 

How Can a Chiropractor Help With a Bulging Disc?

A chiropractor is able to naturally decrease the pain and symptoms you experience with a bulging disc and help to treat the condition. Spinal adjustments help to properly align your spine, decrease swelling, and over time, allow the disc to slip back into its proper position. While you may experience fast pain relief when treating with a chiropractor for a bulging disc, it takes several treatments for the swelling to decrease and the disc to potentially shift back into place. 

Learn More About Bulging Disc Treatment By Calling Us Today

If you are experiencing pain in your back, a Philadelphia chiropractor can reduce the symptoms you are experiencing and treat the condition. If you have back pain that you suspect is caused by a bulging disc, contact Oxford Rehabilitation Center today at (215) 725-2000 to schedule a consultation appointment.

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