"I have a bulging disc!"
How many times have your patients told you this with a sense of surrender before you even begin your subjective exam?
It's time we set the record straight about disc bulges. We need to let our patients know 3 things:
1. Disc bulges are common
2. Most disc bulges go away on their own
3. There are steps patients can take (and we can help) toward better function and improving disc-related leg pain...