Cervical Disc Herniation

Causes

Cervical Disc Herniation Treatment

Initial treatment

– Control of pain and inflammation using the neurocryothérapie and Kinesio taping, anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants or analgesics.

– Rest and ice (20 minutes / 2 hours)

Conservative treatment

– Spinal Manipulation and traction.

– Work of soft tissues (Active Release Techniques and Graston)

– Exercises

Drastic treatment

– surgery; Result variable from one person to another, but rarely 100% better.

Prognosis

The cervical disc herniation treatment is usually be in 6 weeks with appropriate preservative treatments (80% improves in 6 weeks). On the other hand, waiting several weeks before treatment begins, the treatment may be longer and the patient may have sequelae (persistent pain, recurrence, etc.).

WARNING ! If numbness or weakness in the arm is accentuated or incontinence problems occur, consult your doctor immediately.