Disc pain can come in many forms, including: bulging disc, herniated disc, slipped disc, or pinched nerve. Many of these terms are used interchangeably, but have slightly different meanings. The one commonality is that they can lead to a lot of pain and discomfort, and they should be treated appropriately for the best long term results.
Surgery, medications, and cortisone injections have long been common treatments for disc pain. However, in recent years patients have been looking for more natural treatments for disc pain and injuries, such as chiropractic. Research has shown and continues to show that chiropractic is a safe and effective treatment for many with spinal disc injuries. Of course, there is no one size fits all treatment, which is why we take a look at each individual who may have disc pain and make sure our treatment will be safe and appropriate for them.
Our treatment typically involves three components:
In addition, advice and ergonomic recommendations are always made to help you heal quickly. For disc injuries it is particularly important to use proper lifting technique and avoid re-injury.