Posts made in October, 2016

The Difference Between Bulging and Herniated Discs.

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, disc herniation | 0 comments

The Difference Between Bulging and Herniated Discs Did you know that back pain causes more lost work and productivity than any other medical condition in the United States?  One of the most frequent reasons for back pain is discogenic meaning pain coming from your spinal disc.   Most discogenic pain is either a bulging disc or a herniated disc.  Today’s article is breaking down the differences between bulging and herniated disc. Anatomy First lets look at the anatomy of a spinal disc.   In our office I like to compare a spinal disc to a jelly doughnut.   The disc is not a perfect circle but approximate that shape and has an inner and outer layer.   The inner...

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