How long will you be out of work after bulging disc surgery?

If conservative treatment has failed to relieve bulging disc symptoms after a few months, your physician will recommend bulging disc surgery. You might be wondering about what surgery will be like, how long it will take to recover and when you will be able to return to work.

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What are homeopathy treatments for a bulging disc?

What is homeopathy? Homeopathy, also called homeopathic medicine, is the practice of natural and holistic medicine. Homeopathic medicine was developed in Germany more than 200 years ago and is focused on treating the whole person instead of focusing on disease or sickness as conventional medicine does.

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What does a bulging disc look like on an MRI?

Bulging disc diagnosis Most patients that suffer from bulging disc symptoms schedule an appointment with their primary care physician to determine a diagnosis and treatment plan. If you are experiencing bulging disc symptoms, your physician will perform the following in order to determine if you have a bulging disc diagnosis:

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What daily activities can worsen the symptoms of a bulging disc?

What daily activities aggravate bulging disc symptoms? Many times a bulging disc compresses nearby nerves causing symptoms such as radiating pain, muscle weakness, muscle spasms, numbness or tingling. Once diagnosed with a bulging disc, your physician will recommend a treatment plan to help relieve symptoms and encourage the body to heal. In addition to following your physician’s recommended treatment plan, there are daily activities that you can avoid or limit in order to prevent aggravating a bulging disc, including:

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Can pregnancy cause a bulging disc?

During pregnancy many women experience symptoms such as nausea, swelling, restless legs and heartburn. In addition to these common pregnancy symptoms, some women experience radiating pain, muscle spasms and a “pins and needles” sensation. A bulging disc that has developed due to pregnancy may cause these symptoms.

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How is a bulging disc in the neck diagnosed?

If you have been experiencing symptoms in your neck, shoulders, arms or hands such as pain, numbness, tingling, muscle weakness or muscle spasms, your might have a bulging disc in the neck. Schedule an appointment with your physician so he or she can evaluate you and diagnose your condition.

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Can a bulging disc cause stomach pain?

Learn more about the different causes of a bulging disc along with the most common symptoms you might experience if you have a bulging disc. Plus find out if a bulging disc can cause stomach pain.

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