Thoracic 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 thoracic bulging disc include, pain, numbness, weakness, tingling, or muscle spasms or cramping
Common treatment options for a thoracic bulging disc include, nonoperative management, anti-inflammatory drugs, physical therapy, at-home traction devices, or cortisone injections.