Slip disc Treatments

In this week’s blog from orthomedical.in, we shall discuss slipped disc, something which is becoming more often heard nowadays. This issue was a hot topic in WebMD and we thought it is worth sharing this with our subscribers. Slipped disc can cause acute pain. It is a result of damage to one of the discs in the spine and consequently exerting pressure on a nerve.

The silver lining to the cloud is that a slipped disc usually tends to heal on its own, somewhere in the period of about five to six weeks. We shall examine treatments for back pain and sciatica caused by slipped disc in the lower part of your back, which is for references purpose only. Extensive clinical trails of Disk Dr.WG 30 has shown that this back support and treatment belt can be used for the treatment of slip disc

Key points about treating pain caused by a slipped disc
· Staying active is probably better for you than lying in bed for a long time, but researchers don’t know for certain.
· Having your spine manipulated by a trained therapist can help treat pain caused by a slipped disc.
· Taking painkillers or getting painkilling injections may help for a short time.
·Surgery can repair the damaged disc, but it’s worth waiting a while, as it will probably get better on its own.

Treatments for a slipped disc
We’ve divided the treatments for slipped disc into three categories: non-drug treatments, drug treatments, and surgery.

For help deciding what treatment is best for you, see how to use research to support your treatment decisions.

· Non-drug treatments for slipped disc: There are many different things you can try that do not involve taking drugs or having surgery. They include having your spine manipulated, acupuncture, and following a programme of exercise.

· Drug treatments for slipped disc: These treatments include painkillers, muscle relaxants, and steroid injections.

· Surgery for slipped disc: There are many different ways to repair a slipped disc with surgery. Doctors can do operations using a microscope or laser. And they can make a small cut rather than making a large cut.

Non-drug treatments for slipped disc
A slipped disc usually gets better on its own in about six weeks. But you may want to try some non-drug treatments to make you more comfortable.

Key points about non-drug treatments for slipped disc

· Staying active is probably better for you than lying in bed for a long time, but researchers don’t know for certain.
· Having your spine manipulated by a trained therapist can help treat pain caused by a slipped disc.
· Many other non-drug treatments have been tried for low back pain. These include acupuncture, heat, ice, and massage.

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