HealthSource of Stillwater

(651) 964-2184


1290 Frontage Rd W
Stillwater, MN 55082

 

Stillwater Disc Herniation  - HealthSource of Stillwater (651) 964-2184 - Stillwater MN Chiropractor 55082
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Disc Herniation

A Herniated Disc is where the gel-like inner substance of the disc breaks through the rubbery outer structure of the intervertebral disc.  Most herniated discs occur in the lumbar region of the spine because that part carries most of your weight.   As we age, we are more at risk for herniated discs because each year, the elasticity and water content of the disc reduces.  Herniated discs can also occur from incorrect lifting or a twisting movement. Bulging Discs are more susceptible to becoming herniated if not treated.

A herniated disc can cause a wide-variety of pain throughout the body.   While many traditional medical doctors will jump quickly to evasive surgical procedures, at HealthSource, we look for non-evasive treatments like chiropractic care and spinal decompression therapy before ever recommending surgical alternatives.

Contact your HealthSource Chiropractor today to have a vertebrae screening and look at potential treatments and therapies that can relieve the pain you are experiencing.   We look forward to helping you return to an active, healthy lifestyle!

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A chiropractor is a health care professional focused on the diagnosis and treatment neuromuscular disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine. Most chiropractors seek to reduce pain and improve the functionality of patients as well as to educate them on how they can account for their own health via exercise, ergonomics and other therapies to treat back pain. Chiropractic is generally categorized as alternative medicine or complementary medicine. Stillwater Chiropractors focus on the intimate relationship between the nervous system and spine, and hold true the following beliefs: Biomechanical and structural derangement of the spine can affect the nervous system, and for many conditions, chiropractic treatment can restore the structural integrity of the spine, reduce pressure on the sensitive neurological tissue, and consequently improve the health of the individual. Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches...particularly with their highly skilled manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. Stillwater chiropractors also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. The benefits of chiropractic care extend to general health issues, as well, since our body structure affects our overall function. Stillwater chiropractors also counsel patients on diet, nutrition, exercise, healthy habits, and occupational and lifestyle modification.
Chiropractic is well established in the U.S., Canada and Australia. It overlaps with other manual-therapy professions, including massage therapy, osteopathy, and physical therapy. Back and neck pain are the specialties of chiropractic but many Stillwater chiropractors treat ailments other than musculoskeletal issues. Most who seek Stillwater chiropractic care do so for low back pain. Chiropractors emphasize the conservative management of the neuromusculoskeletal system without the use of medicines or surgery, with special emphasis on the spine. Back and neck pain are the specialties of chiropractic but many chiropractors treat ailments other than musculoskeletal issues.

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