Kategori Arkiver: Herniated Disc

Sciatica pain relief

People suffering from a pinched sciatic nerve, may have difficulty sleeping, standing up or walking, because of the sciatic pain in the leg. In this short article we will show you a few tips and tricks, how to relieve sciatic leg pain. These exercises are particularly effective in people suffering from a hernited disc in…

When surgery is the best solution

Most patients, suffering from a herniated lumbar disc,  will recover by means of natural healing, assisted by proper advice, pain medication and proper exercises. However, for a small group of patients, with severe disabling leg pain, failing to improve by themselves, surgery may be the best solution. Some patients have a rather dramatic perspective on…

Exercises for a herniated disc

Radiating leg pain, also known as “sciatica”, from a herniated lumbar disc, can be quite painful. Besides the pain, this condition can be accompanied by tingling or numbness in the leg, and by weakness by the muscles in the leg or foot. Most people suffering from a herniated disc, will recover by natural healing, and…

How often should I exercise my back?

How often you need to exercise your back depends on what you want to achieve. If you are exercising to reduce pain, it can be beneficial to exercise several times per day.  If you have become pain free, and you are exercising to prevent the pain from returning, we advice you to exercise a few…

Do I need surgery for my herniated disc?

Most likely: NO! A herniated disc the condition where spinal disc material (cartilage) is displaced into the spinal canal. This can occur anywhere in the spine. Herniated disc occur most often in the lumbar spine, compressing the sciatic nerve. Symptoms are radiating leg pain (sciatica), feeling like electric shock or pain, that become more severe…

Getting back to running, after back pain or neck pain

Running or jogging is a very popular type of exercise, and it is healthy for body and mind too. If your running have been put to a hold, because of back or neck pain, this article will provide help and advice on how to get back in your running shoes. START RUNNING AFTER BACK PAIN…

Running makes your spinal discs stronger

Many people have an understanding of spinal disc, as something fragile, something that we must be very careful with. For some reason people stay away from running, because they think this is bad for their discs. This is a myth though. Loading our spinal discs seems to make them stronger. New research has shown that…