Are you living with a slipped disc or other disc injury in San Diego? If you have a suspicion that your chronic back pain is being caused by a disc injury, you will probably benefit from seeing our Chiropractic team at Back Pain Relief Chiropractic.
Whether the pain is mild or severe, it is important to deal with it promptly so that the issue does not progress and cause more permanent damage.
Disc problems are painful and typically do not heal on their own without Chiropractic care.
Disc injuries can come from accidents, muscle strain, injuries, degenerative conditions, and more.
What if there was a solution that may be able to treat your slipped or herniated disc without drugs or surgery?
Back pain is the biggest reason in the United States for someone to become disabled. The numbers alone should be plenty to motivate society to look into the causes and treatment options for back pain.
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The little pads that lie between your vertebrae are called the intervertebral discs. Each of these discs has a tough outer ring and a soft gel-like center. Your disc’s job is to both join and to separate your vertebrae from one another. These discs act as cushions, or shock absorbers, so that the bones don’t make contact with each other as you move around, carry large objects, and bend over. Without the discs you would literally be unable to move our upper torso. Here are a few of the different kinds of disc injuries that make movements of the upper torso painful and difficult:
All of the above issues tend to result in considerable back pain, numbness, and limitation in range of motion due to the irritation of the nerve roots at the point where the injury occurs and the impact this has on the surrounding tissues. A number of distressing symptoms can arise from this nerve irritation and damage, including but not limited to:
Chiropractic care in San Diego for disc injuries has a proven track record of providing both short-term pain relief and long-term recovery. Chiropractic treatment involves a thorough assessment of your medical history and x-rays, as well as a physical examination in order to determine the extent of the disc injury and the appropriate treatment.
The approach that is taken will be individually tailored to your specific issue and will always include gentle adjustments to the spine to relieve pressure on the nerves and deal with the pain and discomfort. If you have a disc injury, call our team at Back Pain Relief Chiropractic today to receive a consultation and start on the path to recovery.
Get started on your path to optimal health today!