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5 Symptoms of Herniated Discs

By January 18, 2018April 5th, 2024No Comments

Our Kennesaw chiropractor team, Dr. Craig Gruber, and Dr. Angelo Ferarri, understand that back pain and other symptoms can be both debilitating and frustrating. What’s also frustrating is the over-reliance that many healthcare practitioners place on drugs and invasive procedures that are costly and riddled with side effects. That’s why our Kennesaw chiropractors offer completely drug-free, non-invasive, and natural chiropractic care to help you recover from a variety of musculoskeletal injuries, including herniated discs.

Top 5 Symptoms Of Herniated Discs

An intervertebral disc is a small gel-filled structure sandwiched between the bones in your spine. These discs are important for increasing the mobility of your spine, allowing space for spinal nerves to exit the spinal column, and for providing shock absorption.

Sometimes, the inner gel-like fluid within a disc may leak out (usually due to an acute injury or poor posture). This is known as a herniation.

Sometimes, a herniated disc may present with no symptoms at all! However, herniated discs usually result in inflammation and encroachment on nearby spinal nerves, which can cause a variety of symptoms, including:

  1. Back pain (at whatever level the disc herniation has occurred); pain may be worse in the morning or with activity
  2. Numbness, tingling, and searing or sharp pain radiating into an arm or leg
  3. Weakness in an arm or leg (specifically, whichever in muscle is innerved by a pinched nerve)
  4. Increased back stiffness and decreased activity tolerance
  5. Impaired sleep

Our chiropractors can help relieve your symptoms of a herniated disc by relieving inflammation, reducing pain, restoring your spine’s normal alignment, and helping your spinal disc heal and return to its normal resting position. How? Through a variety of natural healing techniques, including spinal adjustments, postural re-training, and corrective exercises.

Struggling With Symptoms Of Herniated Discs? Visit Discover Integrated Health To Jumpstart Your Healing Journey

Discover what it means to have healthy, pain-free living with help from our Kennesaw chiropractic team, led by Dr. Gruber and Dr. Ferrari. When you call, be sure to ask about our special offer exclusively for new patients: a FREE initial consultation! For everything from herniated discs to personal and auto accident injury, our chiropractor duo can help. Call (770) 423-9010 today!