Treatment for a disc bulge in L4-L5 includes physical therapy and waiting to see if symptoms abate on their own, or a surgical repair. The majority of bulging discs occur in the lumbar, or lower, region of the spine. More »

Treatment options for a bulging disc include heat and ice pack application, certain lifestyle changes, medications, epidural injections and spinal decompression, as confirmed by Laser Spine Institute. Although conservati... More »

A bulging or herniated disc in the lumbar spine is treated with physical therapy, epidural injections and medications, according to Spine-health. Treatment is specific to the patient and depends on the length of time he ... More »

Conservative treatment that may include a combination of nerve decompression and noninvasive pain management techniques is used to treat small annular tears with disc bulges at L4 or L5, as stated by Laser Spine Institut... More »

Physical therapy is one of the treatment methods for all herniated discs, including an L3-L4, according to About.com. Though physical therapy does not directly treat the disc, it helps to stabilize the lumbar spine muscl... More »

Treatment for a disc bulge, or herniated disc, include medications, therapy or surgery, according to the Mayo Clinic. There are also some treatments that a patient can do at home to alleviate the pain. More »

A L5-S1 diffuse posterior disk bulge occurs when a spinal disc between vertebra L5 and S1 compresses a nerve adjacent to it, explains the Laser Spine Institute. Due to pressure on the central core, the disc expands to th... More »