Can L5 S1 be cured?
It is one of the more common locations for bulging discs and the even worse condition known as a herniated disc. Like other bulging discs, an L5-S1 disc bulge can be treated with a number of noninvasive conservative treatment options including chiropractic care and physical therapy.
What should I avoid with a L5 S1 herniated disc?
- Sit-Ups. Sit-ups are difficult to perform correctly and are not recommended for those with a herniated disc due to the pressure that is put on the lower back.
- Standing Hamstring Stretch.
- High Impact Aerobic Activity.
- Leg Press.
- Straight Leg Raises.
Is walking good for L5 S1 herniated disc?
Daily walks are an excellent way to exercise with a herniated disc, without putting additional strain on your spine and causing painful symptoms to flare up.