Are you suffering from back pain which continues to the legs along with a few other symptoms like pain and numbness in hands and legs, muscle weakness and tingling sensation? Does your pain worsen at night or with certain movements? Then you may be suffering from Slipped Disc. Luckily, a slipped disc can be controlled effectively with Homeopathy treatment. Homeopathy treatment for slipped disc works by reducing the inflammation associated with the disc and resolving the pressure component of the pinched nerve root. It also controls further degeneration of the discs effectively. Homeopathy is highly recommended in case of the slipped disc as it can effectively treat the most stubborn disc prolapses. Homeocare International offers Constitutional Homeopathy treatment for a slipped disc. Expert homeopaths at Homeocare International provide most suitable Homeopathic remedies for slipped disc problem after full individualized examination and case analysis. The biggest advantage of choosing Homeopathy over other available conventional treatments for a slipped disc is that it is safe, noninvasive, nontoxic and free from side effects.
About Slipped Disc
As we all know, our spine is made up of a series of vertebrae (or bones). These vertebrae are further cushioned by discs which protect these bones from several days to day shocks and allow spine flexibility. These shock absorbing discs as two parts portions, the inner portion is soft gelatinous, whereas the outer portion also called as annulus fibrosus is tough. Sometimes due to injuries, age, poor nutrition, and several other reasons, these discs get ruptured and their gel-like substance protrudes through the outer portion. This further press up and irritate the surrounding spinal nerves and leads to severe pain and discomfort. This condition of the inner portion (gel-like substance) protruding through the outer part of the disc is termed as a Slipped disc. The pain of slipped disc radiates to other parts of the body like hands, shoulders, legs and so on depending on the part of the spine that got affected. Any part of the spine can get prolapsed, but the most vulnerable discs are lumbar disc and cervical disc. Among few people, inflammation also develops around the prolapsed disc.
Causes of Slipped Disc
Several factors can trigger the risk of Wear and tear in the outer layer of the disc-like
- Faulty posture
- Lifting heavy weights
- Jobs that involve excess strain on the spine (like weight lifting jobs, driving)
- Sedentary lifestyle
Symptoms of Slipped Disc
Depending on the area of the spine that got degenerated, people experience pain in different parts of the body. Few common symptoms of a slipped disc are
- Severe pain and numbness especially on one side of the body
- Pain that radiates to arms and legs
- Numbness and tingling sensation in hands, legs, feet, and buttocks
- Pain worsens with sneezing, coughing and moving your back
- Loss of control over bladder and bowel movements
- Muscle weakness
- Pain and discomfort when walking short distances
Tips to ease the pain and discomfort of Slipped Disc
Fortunately, one can reduce the risk of further degeneration of discs and control the pain and discomforts of the slipped disc with few simple lifestyle changes, like
- Practicing strengthening exercises regularly
- Being in a good posture while sitting or standing
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Be active
- Lifting heavy weights in the right way
- Avoid sitting for long periods, get up and stretch your body frequently
- Can Homeopathy cure Slipped Disc?
Slipped Disc can be very well managed with Constitutional Homeopathy. It does not just control the symptoms but also halts further degeneration of the discs effectively.
- What exercises are good for Slipped Disc?
Simple stretching exercises, yoga, walking, swimming and few aerobic exercises control the pain and discomfort of slipped disc efficiently by improving strength and flexibility.