Disc Herniation and Treatment of Pain

Disc Herniation Treatment | Passaic County NJ Physical Therapy

Disc Herniation Treatment | Passaic County NJ Physical Therapy
Elite Spine & Sports Care of Totowa, Passaic County physical therapy

Disc herniation in the spine can cause radiating pain down the arms and/or legs.  Back pain can be crippling to those that experience it.  This type of pain can be intolerable and its treatment essential.  Physical therapy options in Passaic County for Disc Herniation Treatment include manual therapy, therapeutic exercises focused on strengthening and stabilizing the muscles surrounding the spine, deep tissue laser therapy, and therapeutic modalities.   The important thing is to schedule an appointment with a physical therapist and get started locating the best avenue toward pain relief for you and your body.


What is a Disc Herniation, or Herniated Disc?

Herniated discs can result in different symptoms for different people.  Some people feel no pain where others are sidelined from activities.  Herniation of a disc means that the soft center of a spinal protrudes through its tough shell, when this pushes on a nerve the pain that results can be excruciating.  This often travels to the arms and/or legs, interfering with basic movements.  While medication and sometimes even surgery are called for to treat the pain it is physical therapy that can address your body and help it address the issue and help deter future issues.

Physical therapists in Totowa NJ can help you with exercises and posture to first address the pain associated with a herniated disc.  Preparing the muscles around the spine to correct your posture is essential for relieving pain.  In addition to strengthening these muscles the ability to use pinpointed, deep laser therapy can get deep into the tissue and muscles and relieve your pain without the use of medicine or surgery.

Learning what techniques work best for your body and how strength and posture can help prevent future issues related to herniated discs can help both alleviate current pain and prevent future injury.  Educated and experienced Totowa physical therapists can provide you with the necessary tools to improve your quality of life.  Physical therapy offers non surgical treatment for herniated discs. Correct posture and muscle development are essential to living a healthy and active lifestyle.



Contact Elite Spine and Sports Care of Totowa NJ to learn more about Physical Therapy


Elite Spine offers an approach based on the functional model and the dynamic use of manual medicine into physical therapy and rehabilitation. We believe that optimal health and performance can be attained through proper stability by enabling correct function via mobility of joints and corresponding muscles.