What is a Disc injury


A disc injury, also known as a herniated disc or slipped disc, is a condition where one of the intervertebral discs that cushion the vertebrae in the spine becomes damaged or displaced. This can cause pressure on nearby nerves, resulting in pain, numbness, or weakness in the affected area. Disc injuries can occur in any part of the spine, but are most common in the lower back (lumbar spine) and neck (cervical spine). They can be caused by sudden trauma or degenerative changes in the spine over time. Treatment options for disc injuries may include rest, physical therapy, medication, and in some cases, surgery.

How can I Chiropractor help me fix my disc injury?
Chiropractors can help with some types of disc injuries, particularly those caused by spinal misalignments or subluxations. Chiropractic care for disc injuries typically involves spinal adjustments, which aim to restore proper alignment and function to the affected area of the spine.

During a chiropractic session for a disc injury, the chiropractor will perform a thorough examination of your spine to identify any misalignments or other issues. They may also order diagnostic imaging tests, such as X-rays or MRI scans, to get a clearer picture of the extent of the injury.

Based on their findings, the chiropractor will develop a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. This may include a series of spinal adjustments, along with other techniques such as massage, stretching, or physical therapy exercises.

The goal of chiropractic care for disc injuries is to reduce pain and inflammation, improve range of motion, and promote the natural healing process of the body. In some cases, chiropractic care may be used in conjunction with other treatments, such as pain medication or surgery, to provide the best possible outcome for the patient.

It’s important to note that not all disc injuries can be treated with chiropractic care, and some cases may require more aggressive or invasive treatments. Therefore, it’s essential to consult with a healthcare professional, such as a chiropractor, to determine the most appropriate course of treatment for your specific condition.

We focus on more than just pain management
Here at Spine Space, we take the time in each visit to assess your condition and health and provide an in-depth treatment that covers all aspects of your condition.