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October 14, 2009 - MRIs by Taffy Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 8:16pm Today, October 14, 2009 woke up with both hands tingling. My head is swimming. Yeah makes lots of sense huh. My right knee is hurting and my tailbone feels like its on fire. I have no idea what all of this means but its really strange. I’m trying to stay strong and positive through all this but I’m getting scared and confused. My PCP called yeste ... Read on »
New York Chiropractor, DRX 9000 by Dr. Shoshany Facebook Posted Wed 07 Feb 2007 12:00am I thought I would add to my blog an article I found that is geared towards the clinician. I have had patients call me that had completed spinal decompression treatment and are upset with the outcome. I only accept patients that are excellent candidates for Spinal Decompression. New York DRX 9000 Spinal Decompression ... Read on »
Understanding A Disc Problem with a Jelly Donut: Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:12pm Doctors and health professionals use many different terms to describe a problem in your disc. What’s the difference between a herniated and a slipped disc? Whats the difference between a prolapse or an extruded disc? Well, I used to be a huge lover of donuts- my uncle owned “Holey Donuts” for a few years and my favorite donut of all tim ... Read on »
Herniated Disc? Ruptured Disc? Prolapsed Disc? What is the Difference? by Dr. Shoshany Facebook Posted Thu 19 Aug 2010 9:36am The modern medical community has a lot of specialized vocabulary to describe what essentially boils down to back, leg or neck pain. And that’s fine.....except when it confuses and complicates things for a patient. Frankly, I think it happens a lot. A herniated disc, a prolapsed disc, a ruptured disc, they all sound pretty scary, but guess wha ... Read on »
Stop Progression of Disc Protrusions, Bulges, and Disc Degeneration... by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 25 Jul 2009 11:18pm The Cervical Traction Pillow Relieves Pressure in the neck, reduces pain, improves posture, and slows the process of degeneration of the discs in the neck. By putting the neck back into alignment and taking pressure off the nerves, the neck can work like it should. This means the muscles, neck spinal bones, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and disc ... Read on »
CASE STUDY REVEALS AN INCREASE IN DISC HEIGHT AND A DECREASE IN SIZE OF A DISC HERNIATION AFTER TREATMENT WITH THE DRX9000. by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm The DRX9000 True Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression System was developed to provide a non-invasive option for discogenic low back pain. Researchers in a case report published in volume 2 issue 1 of the European Musculoskeletal Review state, "Evidence-based data that show the promising effects of the DRX 9000 on the safe and effective treatment of l ... Read on »
What is the difference between disc herniation and disc bulge in the lumbar spine ? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm There is a difference between a disc herniation and a disc bulge. Both can be diagnosed by looking at a lumbar MRI. A disc is made up of two parts Nucleus- the inside part of the disc that is soft and compressible Annulus- the outer portion or ring that contains the nucleus With a disc bulge the material within a disc will rema ... Read on »
Disc Herniation and Disc Bulge by Dr. Scot G. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 06 Nov 2008 9:44pm How I Beat My Disc Herniation!  As we head into the month of March and ice-skate past the blizzard of 2008, we are longing for those warm days again.   It will soon be time to go outside and work in the garden, play sports with our kids, and maybe even go on a family vacation down south.   That is unless of course you have been diagnosed w ... Read on »
Balance disc/cushion, also known as disc-o-sit by adhdmomma Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 11:38pm Exercise/balance discs have a dual use. They can be used for sitting to give you the same benefits as sitting on an exercise ball, like better sitting posture. They are also used in exercise to provide an unstable surface, forcing you to use more muscles to remain balanced thus getting a more complete workout. Originally designed for exercise and p ... Read on »
Spinal Disc Function, Vertebral Subluxations, and Disc Herniations by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm 2 Comments San Francisco Chiropractor and Herniated Disc Doctor Comments: The spine has 24 movable segments called vertebrae. There are 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, and 5 lumbar vertebrae. There is a fibrous pad in between each vertebrae called a spinal disc ( spinal disc anatomy ). The spinal discs have two primary functions...they act as a ligament b ... Read on »