Find out how your Attleboro, MA chiropractor can eliminate your herniated disc problems.
Dealing with a herniated disc can be frustrated and exhausting, easily affecting your quality and life and making day-to-day tasks significantly harder.
Luckily, if you are dealing with a herniated disc, your Attleboro, MA chiropractor can help. Before we recommend a specific type of treatment we will sit down and discuss your medical history and also perform a physical exam. We may also require an X-ray or MRI to help aid us in a proper diagnosis.
Furthermore, we will create a treatment plan tailored to your health, symptoms and needs. Below are some common chiropractic treatments for herniated discs.
This is a commonly used technique to help reduce symptoms caused by a herniated disc, particularly in the lower back. A computerized table helps to stretch and flex the spine to keep the disc away from the nerve to reduce inflammation and pain. This often requires several sessions in conjunction with other treatments to help reduce your symptoms.
There are several different kinds of electrical stimulation that can improve herniated disc problems; however, the most common tends to be Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulators (TENS). By placing electrodes on the skin of the affected areas, your Attleboro, MA chiropractor can transmit electrical signals that block the pain signals to the brain. One of the biggest advantages of using TENS therapy is that it’s non-invasive and has no side effects.
This type of decompression is used to alleviate pressure on the spine and can improve sciatica, herniated disc, pinched nerves and other common back issues. Usually through manual manipulation, your Attleboro chiropractor will use their hands to apply controlled force to muscles and joints to eliminate pressure from certain areas of the spine and to promote the body’s natural healing response.
If you are seeking relief from your herniated disc symptoms, then it’s time to talk to your Attleboro, MA chiropractor, Dr. Jason Miller, DC at Miller Chiropractic Health Center. Find out what chiropractic technique can get you back up and moving again pain-free.