Disc Injuries

Chiropractic adjustments for Disc Injuries

Are you experiencing a disc bulge, disc rupture, or disc injury?

We know how debilitating disc injuries can be, and we are dedicated to helping you recover naturally.

Are you experiencing any of the following:

  • Intense pain in your neck or lower back?
  • Nerve pain?
  • Shooting pain down your legs or arms?
  • Intense pain in your glutes, hamstrings, or calves?
  • Pain in your shoulders and arms?
  • General weakness, numbness, or tingling?

The intervertebral discs are the spine’s shock absorbers. Located between vertebrae, they aid in spinal movement and help distribute forces throughout the body..

Disc injuries occur when intervertebral discs become damaged, either through physical trauma or general wear and tear.

When the outer portion of the disc is torn, an injury described as a bulged disc, ruptured disc, or herniated disc, the contents of the disc can ‘bulge’ out and compress spinal nerves, causing nerve pain and sometimes sciatica.

What causes disc injuries?

  • Whiplash injury (cervical spine)
  • Incorrect lifting technique
  • Motor vehicle injuries
  • Repetitive microtrauma such as lifting
  • Poor posture and poor ergonomics in the office
  • Age and obesity
  • General wear and tear

We can help!

Treating disc injuries:

At Cooper Chiropractic, we take a holistic approach to treating conditions of the spine. We focus on the entire neuromusculoskeletal system, rather than simply the injury site. This includes the spine as a whole, extremity joints (hip, knee, etc), muscles, ligaments, tendons, and the nervous system.

The first step in helping you manage your problem is to make an accurate diagnosis. We achieve this with a comprehensive clinical history and a thorough physical examination, which includes neurological, orthopedic, and musculoskeletal tests, and if needed, further diagnostic investigations such as X-Rays.

Once we have gathered all the information required to make an accurate diagnosis, we will explain our findings to you, then tailor a treatment plan specific to your condition and goals. Because our team is dedicated to helping you manage your pain and reach your goals, if at any stage we determine that you would benefit more from another provider, we will refer you to someone who is best suited to your particular condition.

Prevention and education:

To help you achieve the optimal benefits from chiropractic care, our team will prescribe specific rehabilitation exercises just for you, offer sound ergonomic advice for your work or home environment, and provide the necessary tools to prevent future injuries.

Book online today for your first appointment with Dr. Cooper.

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