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Can physiotherapy help me for Slip disc Treatment?

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Slipped disc or herniated disc is a condition that occurs when the gel-like center of spinal disc ruptures through a weak area in the outer wall called the annulus. It is most common in the lower back (lumbar spine), though it can also occur in the neck (cervical spine). Symptoms include pain in the lower back as well as leg pain (sciatica). Even though a slipped disc can be extremely painful, symptoms are usually short-lived. Practicing some simple physiotherapyexercises and giving proper rest to the lower back can bring relief.

Post assessment, a physiotherapist developments a treatment plans baed on the nature of slip disc problem, the tratments are mainly excersises 

Some of the Physiotherapy exercise are

  • Extension exercises or press-ups for slipped discAdvanced extension exercises for herniated disc
  • Low back muscle strengthening exercises
  • Abdominal muscle strengthening exercises
  • Curl-ups. 
  • Physiotherapy Exercise for pain
  • Cat-Camel Exercise

A regular routine of back exercises can prevent low back pain and/or reduce the severity and duration of any "flare-ups." Controlled, gradual, progressive back pain exercises can help the back retain its strength and flexibility. Also, back movement promotes the delivery of nutrients to spine, keeping discs, muscles, ligaments, and joints healthier.

Prior to starting a new exercise program, it is always advisable for patients to first see a spine specialist who is trained in developing individualized back exercise programs and in instructing patients in using the correct form and technique for each exercise. Low back pain exercise regimens will vary widely depending on the patient's diagnosis and level of pain.