Herniated discs can occur anywhere along the spine but mostly affect the neck and lower back. People who engage in physical jobs and athletes are at a higher risk of developing herniated discs. At Guzzardo Chiropractic Center, we offer effective treatment for herniated disc and bulging disc using chiropractic care. Our chiropractor will diagnose the root cause of your herniated discs to ensure you receive the necessary to relieve your pain and prevent the condition from reoccurring.
If you live in Clinton Township, Sterling Heights, Mt. Clemens Fraser, Utica, Shelby Township, Warren, Troy, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Harrison Charter Township, or the surrounding areas, visit us for non-invasive and drug-free treatment.
Causes of Herniated Discs
We see a wide range of conditions that cause herniated discs. Common causes include:
- Aging, which causes wear and tear
- Repetitive movements such as a physical job or sports activities
- Lifting heavy items the wrong way
- Injuries, mostly high impact trauma
- Having excess weight which puts strain on the spine
Herniated Discs Symptoms
Symptoms of herniated discs depend on whether the disc is pressing on a nerve and where it is situated. Some of the most common herniated discs symptoms include:
- Tingling or numbness
- Balance issues
- Not being able to stay in a single position for long
- Changes in bladder or bowel movements
- Radiating pain in the upper arm, forearm, or the fingers
Diagnosis and Treatment of Herniated Discs
Chiropractic care has been proven effective in diagnosing and treating herniated discs. It is preferred by many since it's non-invasive and doesn't use medications that would result in adverse side effects.
When you visit our chiropractor, we will ask you questions regarding your medical history and then conduct physical exams and tests. Once we have diagnosed the root cause of your herniated disc, our chiropractor will tailor-make a treatment plan suitable for your recovery and wellness goals. You might have to attend several sessions for you to heal completely. Our chiropractor may also advise some lifestyle adjustments, such as changing your diet and specific exercises.
It is possible to prevent herniated discs by practicing the following:
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Maintaining the right posture
- Quit smoking
Visit Us for Herniated Disc Treatment
Are you suffering from herniated discs and are looking for a non-invasive treatment method to feel better? Guzzardo Chiropractic Center offers quality chiropractic care for patients with herniated or bulging discs. Our treatment focuses on alleviating the symptoms, getting to the root of the problem, and properly addressing it. Call us at (586) 286-6616 to book an appointment. We offer our services for people in Clinton Township, Sterling Heights, Mt. Clemens Fraser, Utica, Shelby Township, Warren, Troy, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Harrison Charter Township, and the surrounding areas.