Lumbar Bulging Disc

Between each vertebra is a disc that acts as a shock absorber and helps the spine move. A damaged disk, may bulge, push back into the spinal canal. The disk usually bulges toward one side of the canal.  A bulging disk in your neck may be relatively painless. Or it can cause severe pain in your neck, as well as your shoulders, chest, and arms

Common symptoms of a lumbar bulging disc include,  pain, numbness, weakness, tingling, or muscle spasms or cramping

Common treatment options for a lumbar bulging disc include, nonoperative management, anti-inflammatory drugs, physical therapy, at-home traction devices, or cortisone injections.

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