An Overview of Herniated Disc

Herniated disc or bulging disc is a condition wherein a disc protrudes outside of the normal radius in the spine. A person suffering from this condition may not even know there is anything wrong until the bulging disc presses on a nerve in the spinal column and start causing excruciating pain. Depending on the location on the spine, herniated disc can cause pain and loss of range of motion. At the Advanced Chiropractic Relief LLC in Houston, we understand just how painful and difficult it can be to suffer from this debilitating spine condition. Chiropractic care is one of the most popular alternative treatments used to treat herniated or bulging disc.

Symptoms of Herniated or Bulging Disc

Symptoms usually originate at the location of the bulging disc and could travel along the affected nerves. Below are some of common symptoms:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Leg pain
  • Arm pain
  • Stiffness
  • Tenderness of the spine

Causes of Herniated Disc

Aging is one of the most common causes of a bulging or herniated disc. As we age, the shock-absorbing spinal discs lose its water content and elasticity, making them stiffer and more prone to damage or injury. Any minor trauma increases the pressure of the disc’s central core and puts a lot of stress on the outer layer.

  • Repetitive movement like lifting, bending, standing or driving
  • Sports activities
  • Improper lifting techniques
  • Unhealthy habist like smoking and drinking
  • Physical trauma

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Herniated Disc

Your Houston Chiropractor Dr. Gregory Johnson uses a multi pronged approach when treating herniated discs. His signature adjustment for herniated discs is his Non Surgical Manual Spinal Neural Decompression adjustment on the Y axis which is commonly referred to as the Ring Dinger®.

Dr. Johnson adjusts patients on the X Y Z axes using the Palmer package, Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson Technique drop table adjusting and his famous Ring Dinger® Y axis adjustment

Drug-Free Pain Relief- Pain relief drug medications can be extremely addictive. Chiropractic care offers relief from pain without the need for any addictive drugs or medications and heals the body from within and not just masking the pain.

Reduces Inflammation- Chiropractic adjustments relieve pressure on the nervous system and helps the body release anti-inflammatory substance, which reduces inflammation and alleviates pain.

For more information on our Chiropractic care for herniated or bulging discs, contact Advanced Chiropractic Relief LLC, by clicking here to schedule a consultation with Dr. Johnson.

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