Lumbar Disc Herniation/ Spondylosis
Lumbar disc herniation is also known as a slipped,
ruptured,or prolapsed disc. Whatever name is given,
it all refers to the medical condition when the soft
material found in the middle of the lumbar disc
experiences so much pressure that it ruptures.
When this occurs, pressure can build up against one
or more of the nerves found in the spine. This can
result in symptoms such as pain or numbness in the
The condition of lumbar disc herniation can happen
to anyone. However, this particular condition is more
common among the elderly. The reason for this is
that as people age, the lumbar discs may dry out
The hard outside areas of the disc may then
deteriorate and show signs of distress. When this
occurs, nothing walls in the nucleus or the inside of
the ring. The result is that it tends to bulge out.
As the spine goes through more stress, the nucleus
eventually collapses and pieces of the disc material
press against the nerve endings found behind
the disc space.
Because of the natural movements of people,
most of the damage in a lumbar disk herniation
occurs in the lower back region, particularly in
the L4-5 and L5-S1 areas.
Treatment of a herniated disc depends on a
number of factors including:
Most often, treatments of a herniated disc begin conservatively,
and become more aggressive if the symptoms persist.
After diagnosing a herniated disc, treatment usually begins with:
Rest & Activity Modification.
aggravate your symptoms. Many disc herniations will
resolve is given time. In these cases, it is important to
avoid activities that aggravate your symptoms.
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation:Physical therapists
are trained to identify deficiencies in the biomechanics of
the body. Working with a physical therapist can target specific
areas of weakness in the way our bodies work. They can
relieve stress and help the body function without pain.
Physical therapists are knowledgeable about surgical
procedures and treatment goals, and can tailor their
efforts to improve your well-being. After surgical procedures,
it is important that therapy is guided by the surgical procedure.
Physical therapists are knowledgeable about your body's limitations
after surgery and can help ensure a successful outcome.
Stretching Tight Muscles and Joints:Stretching is vital in
maintaining good range of motion with joints and the flexibility
of muscles. If you have stiff joints or tight muscles, normal
activities, such as climbing stairs or reaching overhead,
can be severely affected. With proper stretching, these
functions can be preserved.
With our many years of experience, our centre provides
effective treatment with combinations of natural herbs which
is very effective in curing this illness. Please mail us your
problems and we will get back to you soonest possible.
(Wong Medical Centre)
14 & 16, Jalan Lapangan Siber 1,
Bandar Cyber, 31350
Contact No. : 012-4520077
ACCOMMODATION: We provide comfortable and serene environment for our patients. All rooms are fully air-conditioned.
MEALS : Meals provided are healthy diet and prepared according to the patient's needs.
NURSING CARE : Nursing Care facilities provided.
TRANSPORTATION: We provide transportation if needed.
TRANSPORT PROVIDED : Transportation provided to and from the airport to the centre.