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Chiropractic Care for Bulging and Slipped Discs

By Madhusudhan Tammisetti

Bulging or slipping discs are thought to be a normal part of aging. While it is true to some degree, it does not imply that anybody should have to go through the pain and limit their movement that comes with the disorder. If you think you may have a bulging or slipping disc, it's important to understand the causes and get treatment from the nearest chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic to alleviate pain and avoid further complications.

Bulging or Slipping Disc

The bulging disc may develop when a defective or deteriorating disc expands through a gap in the spine, stretching beyond its usual jurisdiction. When a disc shift from its location, the internal fluid-like nucleus expands towards the weakest spot of the outer shell and triggers the condition.

Slipped disc symptoms include tingling or pain in the shoulders, arms, fingers, neck, and hands. Also, pain may radiate from the upper back to stomach or chest. Muscular spasms and pain in the lower back are some of the other symptoms.

While normal wearing, tearing, and aging are common causes of bulging or slipping discs, they may have grown early on in life due to other causes. Bulging discs may be caused by poor posture, repeated lifting, long-term injury, standing, or bending.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care for a slipped or bulging disc is becoming more popular. Not only will it relieve pressure on the bulging disc, allowing it to recover on its own, but it will also help to avoid future problems.

Chiropractic treatment is non-invasive and doesn't include medications or injections. Because chiropractic treatment is holistic, the chiropractor may assess your illness as a whole-body problem and provide expert advice that includes lifestyle and diet.

Chiropractic therapy is a safe and efficient way to treat slipped or bulging discs. Before planning your treatment, your chiropractor may review your medical history and do a complete physical examination.

What You Can Expect From a Chiropractor

Chiropractic treatment promotes a holistic approach to health. Keeping this in consideration, you should expect the chiropractor to examine your whole back and not just the place where you're having pain. The source of your suffering may be different from the source of the pain. After that, the chiropractor may treat your spine and give you self-care advice tailored to your specific requirements. This may include dietary and exercise suggestions.

During your trips to the The Joint Chiropractic, your chiropractor may execute adjustments by applying a small force to help ease the slipped or bulging disc symptoms. Depending on the problem, they may mix adjustments with other sorts of therapies. You may discuss the progress you've made so far and devise a strategy for achieving long-term relief and comprehensive well-being.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Lexington, S.C.

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