What is a Bulging Disc?
Bulging discs are cushions that exists between the spinal vertebrae that has pushed out of its normal space in the vertebral column. Bulging discs usually remain pain-free at first, but as time goes on, the vertebral disc becomes weak and the soft inside part of the disc can bulge against a nerve, causing tingling, numbness and serious pain. A Bulging disc is common condition which happens more as we get older.
Effective Bulging Disc Treatment in Philadelphia, PA
A Bulging Disc is a condition that in most cases can be successfully treated by Dr. Himmelstein at his Philadelphia, PA chiropractic office. The team at Dr. Himmelstein’s Philadelphia Chiropractic Center has helped many patients recover from bulging discs. We offer a wide variety of treatments which can not only relieve the pain of a bulging disc, but also treat the condition. Depending on the bulging disc and the details of what our patient needs, we offer several treatment options:
What Are the Symptoms of a Bulging Disc?
In many cases the bulging disc remains asymptomatic. However, if the bulge interacts with a specific nerve, then the painful symptoms will be felt in that area of the body that is served by the “pressed nerve”. In addition, other symptoms like weakness in the muscles, tingling or numbness is often felt. Before we start treating your bulging disc we do a preliminary examination; in order to provide you with the best treatment options and develop realistic goals for your recovery.
A Track Record for Bulging Disc Treatment
Successful treatment of a bulging disc often requires a comprehensive approach in order to be effective. Having treated hundreds of patients with bulging discs, the team at Dr. Himmelstein’s Philadelphia, PA Chiropractic Center has a unique, effective process which remains fluid based on each patient’s needs.