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All Disc Injuries Are Not the Same!

Last week we talked about what a spinal disc is, what it does, what it looks like, and why Dr. Seth uses the McKenzie Method for disc injury care. This week we are diving in to the most common spinal disc injuries we see at the clinic.

Delamination: Inner rings of the disc separate and push out toward the nerves causing pain and inflammation. Pain often radiates into the glutes and hips. Further damage of the disc is possible if left untreated.

Bulging disc: Repetitive motions such as bending forward cause the disc to press on the ligament on the back of the disc, and the disc begins to push out to one side. This typically causes pain on one side of the body as well as inflammation. Fish oil and laser therapy are most often recommended for reducing pain and inflammation due to a bulging disc.

Disc herniation: A bulging disc is pushed out to one side so often it causes a separation against the surrounding nerve. This is a common reason why people go through surgery, however, in most cases disc herniation recovery and repair is possible through non-invasive forms of treatment.

Click here to learn what you need to know about disc injuries and successful recovery!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 9th @ 12PM
Virtual event: Types of Disc Injuries + Care
The diagnosis of a disc injury can be scary, but it doesn’t always mean surgery. Join us for a virtual lunch & learn on the different types of spinal disc injuries, and the customized treatment options available for recovery. RSVP on our Facebook page today!

Monday, February 15th @ 8-5
In-office event: Health is Sweet
Stop by the clinic during business hours for a FREE body composition analysis! We will randomly select one winner to receive 10% off our weight loss program. Everyone is welcome! Please contact Becky with questions by calling 934-3333.

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Thank you for reading our blog post, Types of Spinal Disc Problems! If no one told you today, you are loved and appreciated!

The Rising Sun Squad,

Dr. Seth, Christina, Kaylen, Stacy, Gina, Becky

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