Monthly Archives: April 2013

Disc Bulging Herniation - Park East Chiropractic Brooklyn Park MN
While the intervertebral disc is a common culprit in spine-related health problems, its function is widely misunderstood. The disc is a small cartilage pad that is situated between spinal bones. The soft jelly-like center is contained by layers of fibrous tissues. Each disc serves as a connector, spacer and shock absorber for the spine. When healthy, discs allow normal turning and bending.   Discs can bulge, herniate or rupture, resulting in other problems. Diagnostic imaging can reveal degenerative changes to the disc and… Read more »
Does Weather Affect Joint Pain - Park East Chiropractic Brooklyn Park MN
The skies are clear blue, but your ankle starts flaring up with pain. Could a storm be looming? You feel it in your bones, but is it just an old wives’ tale? Or can joint pain actually predict weather changes?   Believe it or not, your weather forecasting might have some validity, thanks to the effects of barometric pressure changes on your body.   In previous research published in the journal Pain, researchers looked for an association between weather and chronic pain in… Read more »