disc herniation

Chiropractic and Your Nervous System

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in Chiropractic Care, disc herniation | 0 comments

Chiropractic and Your Nervous System   Our nervous system is without question one of our most important systems in our body. Virtually every cell, tissue, organ and system of your body is controlled and regulated by your nervous system.   Our nervous system works similar to a large electrical unit sending signals and information primarily from our brain to all our cells and tissues and also in reverse sending signals from our cells and tissues back to the brain.   While the nervous system is highly complex, here are four simple principles we know about the nervous system and how they relate to chiropractic.   Efferent Communications: Nerve impulses are sent...

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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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