What is the best exercise for herniated disc?
Gentle activities that can help with a herniated disk include:
What is the fastest way to heal a herniated disc?
Treatment with rest, pain medication, spinal injections, and physical therapy is the first step to recovery. Most people improve in 6 weeks and return to normal activity. If symptoms continue, surgery may be recommended.
What exercises should be avoided with a herniated disc?
This typically causes the disc herniation to put extra pressure on surrounding tissues, causing increased muscle spasms and potential nerve symptoms. Flexion based activities include bending down to pick something up, traditional biking, sit ups, toe touches, and deep squats.