• I have a disc herniation. Now what!?!

    on May 2nd, 2018



I hope you are having a good day!


This week, the topic of discussion is about disc herniations in the lower back. A lot of people have them, some people have them with no pain and some do. Some theories as to why comes down to genetics, how they formed, and even how the nerves and blood vessels that surround them form. But at the end of the day, people need to know more about their options on how to manage them and what the research says about them. Apologies if its a little longer than normal, I just get passionate about attention to detail. 

Here is some information about lumbar disc herniation and a simple strategy for one of the common complaints I hear from people that are suffering from one. 

I hope this helps you or someone in need. 


Information Cited:
1. Zhong, M., Liu, J. T., Jiang, H., Mo, W., Yu, P. F., Li, X. C., & Xue, R. R. (2017, January). Incidence of Spontaneous Resorption of Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Meta-Analysis. Retrieved April 25, 2018, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28072796 
2. Gugliotta M, da Costa BR, Dabis E, et al. Surgical versus conservative treatment for lumbar disc herniation: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2016;6(12):e012938. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012938. 

P.S. If you are suffering from something and want some help. Feel free to reply with what is bothering you and I will work to make a video!

Corey Idrogo DC - Owner/ Sports Chiropractor
Centered Health & Wellness
CrossFit 10-99
4109 Mountain View Avenue 
Suite 400
Chattanooga, TN 37415
(423) 315-1690 

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