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L4 L5 – L5 S1 disc bulge best exercise rehabilitation for pain relief

A herniated disc in the spine is a condition during which a nucleus pulposus is displaced from intervertebral space. It is a common cause of back pain. The patient's who experience pain related to a herniated disc often remember an inciting event that caused their pain. However, a herniated disc is a part of the aging process and

Unlike mechanical back pain, herniated disc pain is often burning or stinging, and may radiate into the lower extremity. Furthermore, in more severe cases, there can be associated with weakness or sensation changes. In the spine, a disc or a nucleus pulposus is localized between vertebral bodies. It supports the spine by acting as a shock-absorbing cushion.

Most cases of herniated disc heal conservatively by itself, but refractory cases may require interventional procedures or surgical repair. Results from a recent meta-analysis have shown two-thirds of herniated discs heal on their own (read more). Too many people think that once you have a disc herniation (or disc bulge), that you’ve got it for life.

In this video I show you an effective exercise rehabilitation routine for L4 - L5 and L5 - S1 Disc Bulge pain relief. Make sure to watch this video until the end, as I have highlighted 3 important tips at the end of this video for you to follow for optimum results and minimize the recurrence of your back pain.

These exercises will help you to relieve pain, and improve your lower back mobility. If you have sciatica symptoms you can try this routine that specificly cover the sciatica rehabilitation (Read more). 

Our Approach

Dublin Sports Injury Clinic is a Physical Therapy Clinic based in Pearse Street, Dublin 2. We have a high volume of patients who are treated with low back pain. Initially, our treatment will be focusing on helping our patients to get pain free as quickly as possible. We educate our patients to understand the cause of their back pain and how they can stay pain-free. Our treatment and rehabilitation exercises will be customized for every patient and we show them the correct techniques and progression.

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Disclaimer: This article is for information only and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions. You can contact us if you would like to book an appointment or get some advice from our therapist.