Herniated Disc Treatment Irvine CA
Herniated Disc Treatment
Herniated Disc Pain Relief Treatment in Irvine
A herniated disc (sometimes called a slipped disc) is usually worse than a bulging disc. Discs herniate when the fibrous outer covering of an intervertebral disc (the annulus) splits open, allowing the shock-absorbing center filling (the nucleus pulposus) to extrude outside of the disc. This extruded material pinches nerves and can even put pressure on the spinal cord, causing pain to radiate from the back or neck where the disc is located and out to the arms or legs. Fortunately, chiropractic treatment with Dr. John Lee and his associate doctors here in Irvine often provides lasting relief for herniated discs.
Our Chiropractor in Irvine Explains Herniated Disc Pain Relief
Herniated discs are identified and confirmed via MRI. X-rays and a physical examination are also necessary so that the appropriate treatment options can be determined. Most injured discs respond well to chiropractic treatment, but in severe cases, surgery may be necessary. Discs might herniate for several different reasons: