Category Archives: Disc Bulge / Herniation

Even “Doctors” need to see “Doctors” … Check out Dr. Travis story on seeking alternative treatment for his chronic back pain.  
Sciatica – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment   The sciatic nerve begins in your lower back and runs through your buttock region, down the back of your thigh and lower leg and all the way to your foot. Pain along this path is called “sciatica” because of its association with this nerve. Sciatica occurs when the nerve is injured, irritated or pinched at any point along this path. This can happen from something as simple as sitting at your desk all day – compressing… Read more »
Disc bulge, Park East Chiropractic Brooklyn Park MN
Water is essential to human health and wellness and this is evident when we look at how much of the human body consists of water.  It is essential to the cartilage that both lubricates and protects our joints.  It is also essential to the intervertebral discs that exist to cushion and protect our spines.  On average, water makes up approximately 60% of the weight of the human body.  It is vital for important bodily functions such as maintenance of normal blood composition and… Read more »
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 »