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Bulging Disc Treatments

Spinal disc pain terminology can become quite confusing if you go from one practitioner to another. Several terms are commonly used refer to the same type of spinal disc pathology. You may be told you have a bulging disc, herniated disc, pinched nerve, ruptured disc, disc protrusion, or one of several other descriptive terms. These words are referring more to the spinal anatomy used in radiographic findings than the actual medical diagnosis.

Back pain.

It is important to correlate the radiographic results with a thorough medical evaluation to determine the precise source of the pain. For instance, in a bulging or herniated disc, the pain experienced is generally a result of the herniation pressing against a spinal nerve. The treatment options will depend on the extent of the pain and whether the patient wants to consider surgical intervention.

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Conservative treatment is generally recommended for bulging disc pain. This includes rest followed by appropriate mobilization and activities, chiropractic or osteopathic manipulations, physical therapy, and possibly an epidural steroid injection. Many patients are choosing MendMeShop Therapeutic Ultrasound as an alternative bulging disc treatment. MendMeShop Therapeutic Ultrasound's ultrasound technology combines the effectiveness of ultrasound and therapeutic gel to deliver pain relief where it hurts.

Independent studies have shown ultrasound combined with MendMeShop Lavender Infusion Ultrasound Gel. to be safe and effective for treating muscle pain associated with bulging discs. The soundhead delivers a specific amount of soundwave depth to reach deep into the affected tissues.