Degenerative Disc Disease

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Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common forms of neck pain. 

Causes: 
The specific cause of degenerative disc disease is still unknown. 

Symptoms:
Symptoms can include pain and possibly shooting pain, tingling, numbness and weakness of the hand and arm. The pain, described as an ache, can be low-grade and continuous, but occasionally may be worsened. Can also be aggravated by some movement including bending, twisting and lifting. 

Examples: 
Disc bulge, disc herniation. 

How our experts can help: 
Typically, these patients may be co-managed. However, depending on the findings of the history and patient examination, the chiropractor will recommend an individualized plan of management. 

The treatment options may include:

  • Patient education and reassurance
  • Manipulation or mobilization of association joints
  • Soft tissue therapy of surrounding musculature
  • Traction
  • Modalities including electrical stimulation, acupuncture, ultrasound and others
  • Rehabilitation and exercises
  • Ergonomic and lifestyle changes
  • Referral and co-management

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Clinic Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Sat/Sun Closed

*Individual practitioner hours may vary

Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment Provided by:

Regular Clinic Hours

Monday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Janell's Hours

Monday 1:30am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday 1:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm - 7:30pm
Friday Off

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