Treatments

Back pain

DISC BULGES AND HERNIATION

A disc bulge or herniation stems from the outer edges of the discs that are located in between the vertebrae. These outer edges become damaged which leads to a gelatin-like mass squeezing out and creating a bulge. This often painful issue is more common than most people think. Despite this, it can often go undetected as some patients feel no pain. The pain is determined by the size and location of the herniation within the back. The damaged disc can potentially irritate nerves around it which can cause a stabbing or shooting pain sensation and even issues within the legs. It is essential this condition is found as soon as possible as the risk of further damage is possible with this issue. King Chiropractic Clinic will completely and carefully examine your back in order to understand the intensity of your condition along with creating a customized treatment plan to stop the potentially worsening effects of a herniation and relieve the pain associated with it.

BACK PAIN TREATMENT

If you are suffering from recurring back pain in Portland, chiropractic treatment at King Chiropractic Clinic could be the right solution for you. Back pain usually affects everyone at some point in their life whether it be on a large or small scale. No matter the level of pain your back is causing you, it would be better to live without pain. Sometimes this back pain is unbearable and can affect the day to day tasks of a person. The goal of this article is to provide insight regarding the origin of lower back pain and the approach a chiropractor will take in order to ensure your back is once again strong and healthy. Our Portland chiropractor can help with back pain symptoms.

OUR TREATMENT

If you are suffering from back pain and stiffness, the best initial remedy is to apply an ice pack during the first 24 to 48 hours post-injury. Cold therapy will help to reduce inflammation and muscle spasms, helping to reduce pain. Once you visit our office, we typically help combat back pain through spinal manipulation (high-velocity low-amplitude thrust) and spinal mobilization (low-force treatment).

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