Everything you need to know about Bulging disk

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What is Bulging disk?

A bulging disk, also known as a disk protrusion, is a common spine condition that occurs when one of the disks that cushions the vertebrae in the spine bulges out of its normal position.

This bulging can put pressure on nearby nerves and cause pain, numbness, and weakness in the affected area. Bulging disks can occur in any part of the spine but are most common in the lower back and the neck. They can be caused by a variety of factors.  

If you are experiencing symptoms of a bulging disk, it’s important to speak to a specialist. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent further damage and improve outcomes.

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What are the symptoms of Bulging disk?

Where does it hurt?

The location of pain caused by a bulging disk depends on the location of the affected disk but can affect the neck, back, arms and legs.

What does it feel like?

A bulging disk can cause pain, numbness, weakness, and difficulty with fine motor skills, which can interfere with daily activities.

Who does it affect?

Bulging disks can affect people of all ages, but are more common in older adults and those who engage in physically demanding jobs or sports.

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"If you're dealing with symptoms like pain, numbness, or weakness caused by a bulging disk, it's important to seek medical attention. At Legent, we're here to help determine the underlying cause of your symptoms and develop a personalized treatment plan that's tailored to your specific needs, to get you back to feeling your best."

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Bulging disk treatments to get you back on your feet

Legent Health has a wide range of insurance-friendly procedures to treat Bulging disk.
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NSAIDs and corticosteroids

NSAIDs and corticosteroids

Prescription-strength painkillers, muscle relaxants and short courses of corticosteroids can help keep the pain at bay.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy

A physical therapist can teach you exercises to stretch and strengthen your back, neck, and shoulder muscles to relieve pain.

Epidural injections

Epidural injections

Corticosteroid injections in your spine can help to reduce inflammation and reduce the pain.

Spinal surgery

Spinal surgery

Procedures like discectomy, spinal fusion, and artificial disc replacement can be used as a more permanent solution to disk degeneration.