What would Dr. Neubardt do if he had herniated disc neck pain? In this video series, Dr. Neubardt describes his favorite non-surgical treatment plans for patients suffering from symptoms of a cervical herniated disc. Learn about which non-surgical treatments he would use first if he were treating himself.
If you have tried non-surgical treatments and your herniated disc neck pain is too severe or symptoms continue to progress after several weeks, you may need to consider cervical herniated disc surgery.
Severe Pain: Best Treatment Program
If your pain from a cervical herniated disc is considered “severe” then watch this video to learn about what Dr. Neubardt would do for himself as a treatment plan. As a first step, get a MD involved with your care so that you can get medications to help you deal with the severe pain. Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, Traction and Acupuncture are suggested to help reduce the pain. If not improved, get an opinion from a spine surgeon.
Moderate Pain: Best Treatment Program
If your pain from a cervical herniated disc is considered “moderate” then watch this video to learn about what Dr. Neubardt would do for himself as a treatment plan. Starting with Physical Therapy or Chiropractic care is recommended. Also consider seeing a spine surgeon to get information on surgical treatments so you know what your ultimate options are should you not get better on your own. Acupuncture, medications, traction are biofeedback reasonable. If symptoms continue more than 6 weeks you will want to see your surgeon again.
Mild Chronic Pain: Best Treatment Program
Mild Chronic pain from a cervical herniated disc can be treated with physical therapy, chiropractic care, pain management and other more specialized forms of therapy such as Alexander Technique and McKenzie Therapy.