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Some aspects of the conservative treatment and prevention of lumbar disc disease

Mariyana Mihajlova, Silviya Filkova, Vesselina Michaleva


INTRODUCTION: Lumbar disc disease is a degenerative disease of the intervertebral discs of the spine. It usually affects the lower portion of the spine.

AIM: To summarize the main physiotherapeutic approaches for prophylactic and treatment of the lumbar disc disease.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: Analysis of literary sources.

RESULTS: There is a significant link between disc degeneration and lower back pain. The first group of com­plaints is more and more common in young people between 20 and 30 years of age.

CONCLUSION: An adequately conducted treatment and prophylactic measures have a big impact when it comes to improving the quality of life of the patients.


disc disease, properly timed treatment, prevention

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About The Authors

Mariyana Mihajlova
Medical University of Varna

Department of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Thalassotherapy and Occupational
Diseases, Faculty of Public Health

Silviya Filkova
Medical University of Varna

TRS of Rehabilitation Therapist, Medical College

Vesselina Michaleva
Medical University of Varna

Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine

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