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CERVICAL DISC DISEASE... by Barmac Posted Mon 15 Aug 2011 12:57pm Cervical Disc Disease is probably one of the most common causes of neck pain especially as we age. It is caused by an abnormality in one or more discs in your spine. When the discs get damaged, due to arthritis or whiplash or similar, it can lead to neck pain. In bad cases, pain and numbness are also found in the arms whic ... Read on »
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease and Chiropractic by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 14 Aug 2008 10:08am Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) in the neck is fairly common,and is usually the result of abnormal wear and tear secondary to misalignments (subluxations) of the cervical vertebrae. This is very similar to what happens to the tread of a tire when the front end of your car is out of alignment (watch the degenerative disc disease video at www.spine ... Read on »
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease and Chiropractic by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Chiropractor and Herniated Disc Doctor Comments: Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) in the neck is fairly common,and is usually the result of abnormal wear and tear secondary to misalignments (subluxations) of the cervical vertebrae. This is very similar to what happens to the tread of a tire when the front end of your car is out ... Read on »
Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression or Artificial Disc Replacement? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Chiropractor and Herniated Disc Doctor Comments: I just read an article on the excellent www.spine-health.com Back Pain Blog, entitled: First Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery With ProDisc-C I must say...this advancement is very interesting, and I would be curious about the long-term studies down the road. But, for the f ... Read on »
Cervical Spine Decompression by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Spinal Decompression Doctor Comments: Cervical disc degeneration can lead to cervical disc herniations,  which can lead to pinched nerves,  which can lead to neck surgery. Sure, not everyone with a bad neck ends up on the operating table...but many do. Does surgery help? Some surgeries do...some don't. Can surgery be rev ... Read on »
Stress, Neck Pain, and Cervical Disc Herniations by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm San Francisco Chiropractor and Herniated Disc Doctor Comments: I'm sure you notice that whenever you are stressed out your neck muscles tense up. Well...most of those neck muscles attach to the bones in your neck and skull and are responsible for controlling their range of motion.  When the muscles go into spasm they become shorter are are ... Read on »
Cervical Spine Decompression by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 01 Jul 2008 11:08am Cervical disc degeneration can lead to cervical disc herniations,  which can lead to pinched nerves,  which can lead to neck surgery. Sure, not everyone with a bad neck ends up on the operating table...but many do. Does surgery help? Some surgeries do...some don't. Can surgery be reversed...NO But what if there is NO WAY I will have sur ... Read on »
Chicken Pox, Cold Weather, and The ER: Happy Holidays from Momma Data! by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 2:48pm Snow, ice, finding the lost mittens, convincing the tween to wear a coat, navigating the teacher gift gauntlet.  Yes, winter's here.  So here's a tiny bit of good news as you wonder how in the world you're gonna survive the next few frosty months. Fewer children end up in the hospital when it's frigid! A huge study out of chilly England fo ... Read on »
Friday Zucchini by Kristi S. Posted Sat 12 May 2012 1:14am Well, it’s 9:30 on Friday night and I’m surprised that I’m still awake. I let the dogs sleep with me last night (Alan and Eddy usually sleep in their crate since 3 dogs in the bed is a little crowded but about 1-2 times per week I’ll let them all sleep in the bed) and around 12:30 am Alan woke me up crawling over my chest and shaking. My f ... Read on »
Pinched Nerve in the Neck in San Francisco? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:32pm San Francisco Chiropractor Comments: If you have been diagnosed with a Pinched Nerve in the neck...you probably have one or more of the following underlying conditions: 1. Cervical Disc Herniation 2. Cervical Disc Bulge 3. Cervical (Spinal) Stenosis 4. Vertebral Subluxation 5. Degenerative Disc Disease of the cervical spine ... Read on »