Herniated Disc Causes
A herniated disc is usually the result of gradual, age-related wear and tear called disc degeneration. As you get older, your spinal discs lose some of their water content which makes them less flexible and more prone to rupturing. Most people can’t pinpoint the exact cause of a herniated disc. Sometimes, using your back muscles to lift a heavy object can lead to a herniated disc, as can twisting and turning while lifting something heavy. Very rarely does a traumatic event, such as a fall or blow, lead to a herniated disc.
Although medications can reduce pain caused by a herniated disc, this is not an effective treatment method and should not be used long-term. Extensive research has shown that non-invasive chiropractic adjustment is the most effective and cost-effective treatment for acute lower back pain. Additionally, researchers concluded that chiropractors have more thorough training in spinal mechanics and spinal therapy than any other health professional. When it comes to effective treatment, chiropractic outperforms conventional care in most patients.
Diagnose, Alleviate and Correct Issues
The first step in eliminating back pain caused by a herniated disc is receiving a proper diagnosis. We follow a step-by-step method at Restoration Chiropractic for identifying a slipped, ruptured, or herniated disc. Once we have diagnosed the root cause of your back pain, we will establish a treatment plan to alleviate pain and correct the problem. Our chiropractic clinic delivers optimal care and the most effective treatment possible through the use of scientific and specific spinal adjustments.
Schedule Your Appointment
We’ve made it easy for McKinney residents to receive chiropractic care at our practice. To make schedule an appointment, simply visit our Appointment Page and choose an available date that fits your schedule. You can also call our office at 972-818-5820.
Patient Success Stories
Restoration Chiropractic has helped hundreds of McKinney residents with spine related issues. Visit our Testimonials Page or Google Business Page to read real patient reviews.
We have compiled a list of research on chiropractic care, lower back pain, and herniated discs. If you are interested in learning more about how chiropractic care can help lower back pain, feel free to visit our Back Pain Research Page. Our chiropractor, Dr. Jake Schumann, also routinely conducts educational seminars on chiropractic care in the McKinney community.