Disc Problem

Invertebral discs are sort of spongy cushions usually found between the vertebrae of the spine. Sometimes the disc gets infected by diseases and might even get ruptured due to accidents. In such situations, you immediately need to get medical attention. This remains the best way to stop the problem from arising. If left untreated the pain can be excruciating, making every movement even worse.

Symptoms of disc problems:

  • Back pain
  • Numbness
  • Pain associated with bending over
  • Pain associated with activities like sneezing and coughing
  • Pain radiating down the legs

Basically, there are three types of disc issues:

  • Degenerative disc diseases
  • Ruptured disc
  • Sciatica

At Alignment Chiropractic, P.C, the diagnosis of the problem involves examining the medical history and physical examination. The treatment starts with a complete physical test that may include CT scan, MRI scan, Discogram. Depending on the results, the treatments start and can include:

  • Heat treatment
  • Regular massage
  • Pain-relieving medication
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

We try to bring instant relief for any sort of health condition, making sure the patient is comfortable and relaxed. Along with the medical guidance, we do offer lifestyle recommendation to the patients.