Houston Area Pain Relief Doctors Now Treating Ruptured and Bulging Discs

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Advocate Pain Management Center, a comprehensive and interventional pain medicine clinic, is now treating ruptured and bulging discs.

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Advocate Pain Management Center

Early diagnosis is the most effective treatment for all back pain

Advocate Pain Management Center, one of the most comprehensive pain management clinics in the great Houston area, is now treating ruptured and bulging discs. A ruptured or bulging disc is a common cause of back pain. The condition occurs when the outer wall of the disc weakens or ruptures, allowing the jelly-like nucleus inside the disc to bulge out, often pressing against nerve roots in the spinal column or the spinal cord.

It is important to identify ruptured or bulging discs early to enable proper diagnosis and treatment. Use of X-rays, CT scans and MRI can all be used to diagnose this condition. Once properly diagnosed, treatments include physical therapy, reasonable narcotics and cortisone. These methods are very effective at avoiding costly and painful surgery.

The interventional pain management doctors at APMC make every effort to alleviate pain the in the best way possible for each patient. The center uses the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment methods available. Living with any type of chronic pain, can change all aspects of daily living. The Board Certified doctors at the center are skilled at diagnosing and then treating the source of pain to ensure that each patient reaches his or her highest level of function.

Advocate Pain Management Center accepts most insurances and has 3 locations in the Houston area. For more information please call 713-475-8686

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