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Home Remedies to Care after Disc Bulge Treatment

Home Remedies to Care after Disc Bulge Treatment

Dr Nidhi Kumari
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Working and experiencing severe back pain down the spine is extremely common among working people and those in their mid-20s to 30s. Every back pain may not be due to bulging discs. But disc bulge is often the reason for back pain in aging people and people who have encountered back or spine injuries. It is a relief that disc bulges can be cured with proper treatment. It is often good to know the problem rather than saying no to it. So, the following article lists all the causes, home remedies, treatments, and recovery processes to provide a better understanding.

What does the patient experience during a disc bulge?

experience during a disc bulge
  1. Arm and leg pains: if the disc bulge is in the lower region of the vertebral column, the pain is most likely in the buttocks region. The pain can go down to one or both legs. If the bulging is in the upper part of the vertebral column, the pain can spread to the neck, shoulder, and arm region. The pain can often become sharp while changing or shifting positions, coughing, and sneezing.

  1. Numbness and tingling sensation: The region may often feel numb and senseless while working or doing any activities. There might be a tingling sensation. The tingling sensation and numbness are experienced due to the affected nerves.

  2. Weakness in the affected region: the muscles around the disc often become weak due to the affected nerves. It causes difficulty in lifting heavy weights, climbing stairs, and indulging in heavy tasks, and the person can stumble down.

  3. Unstable knee movements.

  4. Unable to bear weight on the body.

  5. Unable to flex and extend the spine completely.

  6. Occurrence of deformities in the joints or the entire back.

  7. Recurrent fever and infections.

  8. Difficulty in walking and performing everyday activities.

  9. Difficulty in sleeping due to excessive back pain and bruising.

  10. Numbness and loss of sensation: numbness and loss of sense can also refer to nerve damage.

What are the risk factors that can lead to disc bulge?

A disc bulge can result due to many factors. The most common and widely seen causes are listed below:

  1. Aging is the most common cause of a disc bulge: with the growing years, the gel in the disc starts to decrease, which causes more wear and tear of the discs, often resulting in bulging out.

  2. A very impactful accident like a car crash, motorcycle crash, etc.

  3. Impacted due to any kind of sports activities.

  4. Calcium deficiency.

  5. Improper diet and health.

  6. Stress and tension

  7. Exercising in bad postures

  8. Working in bad postures.

What Can Be Done At Home?

Apart from receiving or undergoing any treatment, here are some of the things that can be done at home to help the healing or curing process:

  1. Building bone strength: eating healthy and nutritious will help to build bone strength and will make the healing process smoother.

  2. One should take the prescribed painkillers if experiencing any sudden pain. (note: it is advisable to contact a doctor before trying out the medications).

  3. Regular exercise: regular exercises help to keep the bone and muscle stronger, prevent any early deformities and help to heal faster from any impact.

  4. Proper intaking of medications prescribed by the doctor. (note: it is advisable to contact a doctor before trying out the medications)

  5. Regular and scheduled visits to the doctor or physician.

  6. Keeping a healthy and balanced weight: obesity can create stress and pressure in certain parts of the body like the spine, spine discs, legs, etc.

  7. Practicing good posture: while working, eating or sitting an overall good posture should be maintained. The posture in which the spine is kept straight without putting any extra stress. The posture should feel comfortable to work with.

  8. Stretching frequently: early morning or evening stretches are best to prevent many bone and muscle-related problems.

  9. Going for walks: early morning or evening walks are good ways to increase blood circulation and keep the bones and muscles working.

  10. Living a healthy lifestyle: eating healthy, working out regularly, no smoking, and drinking plenty of water.

The treatment and healing process is quite simple. Sometimes most of the patients get their bulged discs healed comfortably with proper treatments and medications, that too without any complications. The symptoms usually get better within two to three months of the treatment.

How can Resolve360 help you deal with pain?

  1. Resolve360 is a promising online platform where one can receive treatment at the comfort of their own home. 

  2. Sick patients don’t need to worry about traveling long distances to get diagnosed.

  3. The patients can save time and utilize that time to take care of themselves.

  4. Live sessions are conducted so that the patients can have a face to face interaction with their assigned doctors. 

  5. Building trust is really important. So, we always try our best to provide the maximum support to the patients to make them feel comfortable. 

  6. We always schedule the timings of the meetings based on the patient’s preference. Rescheduling can also be done if there are any problems.

  7. When a patient comes to our doctor, it becomes the responsibility of our doctor to give them a healthy life.

  8. We guarantee that the doctors will never leave their patients. 

  9. The patients can openly talk about their problems, and we assure them that the information will be between them and the doctors. 

  10. Our doctors plan every step necessary for their patients, from planning exercises to drafting their diet charts. 

  11. The doctors on the platform are highly reliable and are certified professionals with experience. 

  12. It is a platform that provides solutions to every problem, starting with home remedies to prescribed medications. 

  13. The patient’s trust is our confidence!

There is free access to knowledge and consultation. For further details, don’t forget to contact us! We will take extreme pride in serving you! Happy recovery!

Disclaimer: The above-mentioned remedies and medicines; are over the counter medicines and are effective in most cases. It is advisable to contact your doctor before taking any medications.

Dr Nidhi Kumari

Dr. Nidhi

She has persuaded her bachelor’s from SGT University, Gurugram, she has done her internship at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, and persuade her Master in Physiotherapy from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut. She has previously worked with Orthocure clinic, Dr.Nasir physiotherapy rehabilitation, Quantum physiotherapy, and wellness center.

If you have more questions.

Dr Nidhi Kumari

Dr. Nidhi

She has persuaded her bachelor’s from SGT University, Gurugram, she has done her internship at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, and persuade her Master in Physiotherapy from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut. She has previously worked with Orthocure clinic, Dr.Nasir physiotherapy rehabilitation, Quantum physiotherapy, and wellness center.

If you have more questions.

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