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Disc Bulge Treatment

chiropractor treating patient with disc bulge

Do you require disc bulge treatment? Read this: When diagnosed with a Disc Bulge, you wonder who you should see. A Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, Osteopath or should you get surgery? For those interested, Chiropractic treatment may be a good option. This noninvasive treatment, potentially helps you get relief without the risks and side effects of surgery or medication.

What to expect when you see a chiropractor for bulging disc treatment 

Initially, the Chiropractor will ask you a series of questions about your health history, following that, a spinal exam will occur to test the muscles, nerves and structure in your spine.

The second consultation, a review of your results, your chiropractor may recommend a course of manual spinal treatments. Gentle techniques, reduces symptoms and can make the disc to go back in to its position.

With this treatment approach, it should be noted, relief can take time and differs to each case. You may need a number of sessions before you notice results. Also your Chiropractor may suggest some other treatment options, such as spinal decompression. Dr Alex Harvey, when working at Wellbeing Chiropractic, gained experience in disc injuries through spinal decompression and manual treatments.

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Disc Bulge Treatment include:

  • Pain Relief
  • Better movement

*Spinal decompression is a non-surgical, traction (decompression) based approach for the treatment or disc bulges/injuries. During treatment, a patient is strapped on to a table and stretched. The injured spinal disc is given a negative pressure and then put in a relaxed state, causing a pumping effect within it.

Surgical bulging disc treatment

In some cases, surgery is the best option, due to how bad your condition is. If you decide to proceed with a surgical option for your issue, you may have some concerns about the risks. Your Chiropractor can help discuss future management through spinal exercises to do before and after surgery.

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