CAUSES OF DISC PAIN
While bulging discs are often caused by degenerative changes as we age, there are other contributing factors which hasten this condition, such as:
- Repeated lifting, bending, standing and driving
- Improper lifting technique
- Sport injury
- Severe trauma, such as a car accident
- A family history of disc disease
- Poor posture
TREATMENT FOR SLIPPED DISCS IN BANKSTOWN AND BEXLEY
In some cases surgery may be recommended. However in the first instance, some cases of disc injury or disc pain may be addressed by manual therapy, including chiropractic care. Chiropractic adjustments may also help prevent cases of slipped discs from occurring in the first place.
Certain treatment plans may aim to relieve symptoms of pain and other symptoms resulting from a herniated disc
A consultation with your local chiropractor may address some related concerns including advice on good body mechanics, posture, and proper lifting technique which may help prevent disc wear and tear.
In some cases patients may be advised to start a course of conservative, physical therapy prior to considering surgical options (Revord). Conservative treatment options may include: exercise and stretching, ice therapy, chiropractic adjustments and/or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
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Chiropractor in Bexley
Please phone (02) 9592 1282
132 Stoney Creek Rd, Bexley, NSW, 2207.
Chiropractor in Bankstown
Please phone (02) 9708 6011
6/434 Chapel Road, Bankstown, NSW, 2200