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Rehabilitation

Ruptured disc exercises

01/07/2008

Question:

How do I safely exercise to eliminate pain? What about inversion therapy on a special table advertised to increase space between vertebrae?

Answer:

It depends on the location of the ruptured disc and the types of exercises you enjoy. A physical therapist is the best person to answer these questions but the answer will be specific to your case.

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Response by:

Tammy S Wadsworth, PT MS OCS Tammy S Wadsworth, PT MS OCS
Sports Medicine Team Member
Clinical Instructor at The School of Allied Medical Professions
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University