Tag: disc herniation

Research shows over 86% of people with cervical disc herniations had improvement with chiropractic care.

Research shows over 86% of people with cervical disc herniations had improvement with chiropractic care. If you have suffered from arm or wrist pain, numbness, tingling, nagging pains in the neck and stiffness in the upper body, chiropractic care may be just what the doctor ordered. A recent study offers more proof that you should see a chiropractor first for neck pain from cervical disc herniations (1). Medically speaking, having a chiropractic treatment for neck pain, cervical disc herniations, and radiations into the arms and shoulders is safe and effective. Chiropractic care has always been safe and patients rate their Read More »

Disc herniation, chiropractic and nerve root injections; which method offers best and safest relief for back pain suffers?

Disc herniation, chiropractic and nerve root injections; which method offers best and safest relief for back pain suffers? A recent study looked at the cost/benefit of the different procedures to treat disc herniation and the pain that results from it. While there was some disparaging news regarding nerve root injections due to a poorly manufactured medication, many patients are often suggest to take a nerve root injection over three sessions before having a more invasive discectomy or fusion. Safety Safety of course is an issue with any medical or procedure, and after a few people have had problems with the Read More »