Intervertebral Disc Bulge in Young Individuals: Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

Year : 2023 | Volume : 01 | Issue : 02 | Page : 13-18

    Regina P.F.

  1. Associate Professor, Nehru College of Nursing, Kerala, India


The prevalence of intervertebral disc bulge among younger individuals has raised concerns regarding its causes, symptoms, and potential remedies. This condition, typically associated with older age, has increasingly affected younger demographics. Understanding the causes behind this phenomenon is critical in addressing its impact on the younger population. The study delves into the key aspects related to intervertebral disc bulge among young individuals. The causes of intervertebral disc bulge in young people are multifaceted, ranging from sedentary lifestyles to poor posture and lifting techniques, as well as genetic predispositions and underlying health conditions. These elements play a role in the progressive deterioration of the intervertebral discs, resulting in bulging and possible discomfort. Symptoms of intervertebral disc bulge in young individuals may vary, encompassing localized back pain, radiating discomfort to the limbs, numbness, tingling sensations, and diminished flexibility. These indications can substantially affect the daily routines and engagements of those affected. Addressing intervertebral disc bulge in younger populations requires a multifaceted approach. Remedies often involve a combination of physical therapy, lifestyle modifications, exercises to strengthen core muscles and ergonomic adjustments. In severe cases, medical interventions or surgical procedures might be considered, although these are typically reserved for specific instances. Understanding the complexities surrounding intervertebral disc bulge in younger individuals is crucial in implementing preventive measures and appropriate treatments. This study aims to shed light on the intricacies of this condition, offering insights into its causes, manifestation of symptoms, and potential strategies for managing and alleviating its impact on the younger demographic.

Keywords: Intervertebral disc bulge, tingling sensations, core muscles, and ergonomic adjustments

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