Disc Injury Relief
Spinal discs are small structures, but they can cause significant problems when they’re bulging. It causes pain and decreases a person’s mobility. And the worst part is that they can strike anyone at any time. Back and neck pain are quite common complaints among those who visit us at Stone Bridge Wellness in Elkins Park for disc injuries.
Most back and neck pain is insignificant, and regular chiropractic adjustments can provide some relief. Herniated discs are a common cause of back and neck pain but are a more severe issue. Herniated discs occur when the rubber pad supporting the spinal disc slips out of place.
What Can Cause Disc Injuries?
A herniated disc, or bulging disc, is a condition that causes a disc to bulge outside of the average radius in the spine. When this happens, a person may not even know anything is wrong until the bulging disc is pressing up against the nerve in the spinal column, causing pain.
Depending on its location on the spine, a herniated disc can cause pain and loss of range of motion. At Stone Bridge Wellness, Dr. Beth Snyder, DC understands just how painful and difficult it can be to suffer from this unbearable spine condition.
How Can Chiropractors Help Disc Injuries?
Dr. Beth Snyder, DC, will examine your entire spine, not just the affected area. This way, she can determine if joint dysfunction or a restriction somewhere else along the spine or in the body is to blame for the added stress and strain on your disc. Dr. Beth Snyder, DC, also utilizes adjustment methods designed to address joint restriction and dysfunction, which helps relieve symptoms and gets the body working as it should for healing.
Dr. Beth Snyder, DC will then treat the spine and advise you on at-home care for your individual needs, which typically includes exercise and dietary recommendations. Chiropractic care and acupuncture are reliable and practical options for treating bulging discs. Discuss it with Dr. Beth Snyder, DC, at Stone Bridge Wellness if you want more information. Call us at (267) 550-7600 in Elkins Park or (215) 330-2400 in Philadelphia to schedule an appointment today!
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*Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.