The spine is composed of...
The spine is composed of bones (vertebrae) and cushions (discs). Discs contain two layers: a hard exterior and a soft interior. When the disc is damaged and the exterior is cracked, the soft interior can leak out creating pressure on the spinal nerves and causing pain.
A herniated disc refers to the amount of pressure being placed on the nerves as well as were the disc is located.
Most common signs of a disc herniation include:
To treat your herniated or bulging disc, our doctor will first conduct a diagnostic assessment to locate the source of the problem. He may then recommend spinal decompression or chiropractic manipulation to treat the disc and reduce the pressure on the nerves.
Other Common Conditions Helped With Chiropractic Care
Neck & Shoulder Injury
Common causes of neck pain:
-Degenerative Disc Disease
This condition can result in painful symptoms that may include:
-Loss of sensation
Signs & symptoms include:
-Pain in the spine
-Pain in the legs, buttocks & shoulder
-Loss of balance
-Symptoms come & go