At The Wellness Center, we offer more than just generic solutions. With over 150 proven chiropractic techniques at our disposal, we are dedicated to providing personalized care tailored to your needs. Our treatments, ranging from spinal decompression to therapeutic massage, are designed to offer you lasting relief from the challenges posed by herniated discs.
A herniated disc signifies the protrusion of the soft jelly-like center of a vertebral disc through its tough exterior. Functioning as pivotal cushions between your spine's vertebrae, these discs play an essential role in supporting your back. Addressing this condition is crucial, as an untreated herniated disc can irritate nearby nerves and lead to more pronounced symptoms.
Especially in the cervical or lumbar spine regions.
Pain can travel down the arms or legs.
Often accompanied by tingling sensations.
Mobility challenges or stiffness in the affected area.
While both conditions relate to spinal disc issues, a bulging disc means the disc’s outer layer is protruding, but hasn’t ruptured. In contrast, a herniated disc indicates that the outer layer has torn, letting the inner material leak out.
Yes, specific exercises can help strengthen the muscles surrounding the affected area, offering relief and aiding in recovery. Always consult with a professional before starting any exercise regimen.
No, many cases of herniated discs can be effectively managed with non-surgical treatments. Surgery is typically considered when conservative treatments don’t provide relief.
Recovery time varies based on the severity of the herniation and the chosen treatment approach. Many patients experience significant relief within a few weeks of non-surgical treatments.