BULGING DISC IN NECK CAUSES ME STRONG PAIN
Bulging disc in neck usually appears in the old age or may be caused by the trauma or overloads on the vertebral zone. In any case the bulging disk or the cervical disk appears as the result of the process of deterioration and is connected with the stress of the neck zone.
One of the symptoms of the bulging disk may be
the strong pain in the area of the neck.
tingling in the neck or around the spine zone where the bulging disc is located.
Pain and the uncomfortable feelings of weakness may spread to the other parts of the body – to the shoulders, fingers, arms and hands.
Age is one of the most common reasons of disc bulging as during the years discs become weaker and they deteriorate due to the loads and pressures.
The spinal discs are functioning like the cushioning pads and they decrease the pressure on the spine during the movements or physical exercises. In the middle of the disc there is a pulpous soft component, and around the disc there is a ligament, which is connecting the bones of the spine to each other.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN BY THE TERM "BULGING DISC IN NECK" ??
It means that one of the disks came out of its normal position in one of the neck zones of the spine. If not treated in time it may lead to the difficulty in movements of the head and the movement will be causing pain. The strong pain may be the result of the nerve pressure by the expanded disc.
It is always better to try to avoid surgical methods and try physiotherapy, special physical exercises, avoiding stress in the neck.
HOW DO I GET RID OF THIS ?
Sometimes if all this methods are not working, it may be prescribed to go through the corticosteroid treatment to decrease the risk of inflammation. Sometimes the neck brace is used to lower the load and stress in the neck area of the spine.
The neck spine surgery is usually quite hard and serious operations and it is prescribed if the pain is really hard and no other non-surgery methods provide the positive effect.
Among the other experimental treatment of the bulging disc in neck may be the laser therapy, acupuncture, although it is always better to talk to your doctor before starting any procedures. In case of the initial symptoms appearing, like for example the pain in the neck zone, it is better to go to the doctor and not to postpone it.