Herniated Disc Treatment in Garden City

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Herniated Disc Treatment in Garden City

Are you suffering from painful herniated discs? Are you ready to relieve that pain?  Movement Concepts Physical Therapy in Garden City provides Herniated Disc Treatment in Garden City, Rockville Centre, and Bayside. We can help you and get you back to your life, and we aim to use natural means rather than invasive procedures or prescription medication.

A herniated disc occurs when spinal discs, which are the rubbery cushions between the bones, push out through tears in the exterior. Some people may not feel pain from their herniated discs, but for others the symptoms include:

  • Pain in the leg or arm
  • Weakened muscles
  • Numbness/tingling in body parts

There are a wide variety of treatments options for herniated discs. In some rare cases, herniated discs need to be surgically corrected. Some physicians will prescribe opioid painkillers or oral steroids to relieve pain and reduce inflammation. Other common medications include anticonvulsants and muscle relaxers. Although some cases may require pain medication, most can receive a holistic herniated disc treatment.

In Garden City and all of our locations, our physical therapy in Garden City will be able to treat your herniated disc by natural means without the need for prescription drugs. Some natural treatment options offered are:

  • Physical therapy
  • Exercise and gentle stretching
  • Manipulation therapy
  • Ice and heat therapy

Epidural injections are another common treatment for herniated discs. The injection of steroid into the spine will reduce inflammation which directly reduces pain levels. However, this minorly invasive procedure comes with some side effects.

  • Elevated blood sugar
  • Insomnia
  • Blood seeping into spinal canal
  • Bacterial infections
  • Fungal infections

If you chose to take more natural steps towards treating your herniated discs, our physical therapy in Garden City, Rockville Centre, and Bayside can help you. We will work with you to create an individualized treatment plan that is best for you! Our approach to treatment is non-invasive and doesn’t require you to take prescription drugs. Give us a call to make an appointment or visit our website to learn more!


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