What Is the Treatment for a Diffuse Disc Bulge?

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The treatment for a diffuse disc bulge depends on the bulge's location, the longevity of symptoms and the severity of symptoms. Bed rest, heat, ice packs and anti-inflammatory medications are often prescribed, according to the Laser Spine Institute. Most physicians treat disc bulge symptoms conservatively and increase treatment as needed.

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