Have you been told that you have a slipped disc or a disc injury? These kinds of spinal problems can vary from mild to quite severe. Most require the attention of a highly trained chiropractic physician. Our team at Leigh Brain & Spine can help you understand your condition, and develop the best treatment option for your condition.
Within your spine are little pads that lie between your spinal segments or vertebrae. These pads are called intervertebral discs; each has a tough outer ring and a soft gel-like center. Your discs both join and separate your vertebrae. They serve as a cushions or shock absorbers so that the bones don’t make contact with each other as you move. Without discs we would literally be unable to move our upper body.
How Can the DRX9000C Heal My Disc Injury?
Chapel Hill’s Chiropractor Dr. Cosmas Leigh is dedicated to providing the most advanced, state-of-the-art, natural care possible for his patients. Dr. Leigh is the only Chiropractic Physician in the Triangle using the DRX9000C. This spinal decompression medical device is an alternative, non-invasive approach toward providing fast pain relief for a wide variety of chronic pain issues that you might be experiencing. The DRX9000C is designed to reduce and eliminate pressure between the spinal discs. As both the vertebrae and spine are separated, pressure is slowly reduced within the disc creating a small vacuum which forces the gelatin center of the spinal disc back into its natural place. The DRX9000C also helps pull much-needed nutrients, both oxygen and fluid, back into the degenerated discs allowing therapeutic healing to commence.
What is Involved in a DRX9000C Spinal Disc Injury Treatment?
During treatment for spinal a disc injury, the patient is secured and positioned on the table with an arm support, belt, and a vest to prevent the body from sliding. The duration of the treatment, the pull weight, and the decompressing angle are entered into a computer which calculates a slow progression and maximum pull while alternating between extension and relaxing state. An average spinal disc injury treatment lasts about three to four treatments for about a 20 to 30 minute duration each time.
What Other Conditions can Dr. Leigh Treat Using the Alternative Treatment?
Dr. Leigh has been able to help thousands of patients suffering from the pain and symptoms associated with common conditions listed below:
- Bulging discs
- Chronic Low Back Pain
- Chronic Neck Pain
- Degenerative disc disease
- Herniated discs
- Pinched Nerves in the Neck or Low Back
- and more.
What is a Spinal Disc Injury?
If you are diagnosed with a disc injury there are a few different types.
A protruding disc, or bulging disc, is when the gel in the middle of the disc is pushed out or bulging, and is asymmetrical or imbalanced in different places. This may result in pinching and irritation of the nerve roots at that point causing you pain and discomfort.
A herniated disc happens when the disc material ruptures to the point that the gel pushes outward. This can also cause pain and numbness due to the irritation of the nerves and can be very serious in some cases.
A disc extrusion is the worst type of disc injury. What it means is that the gel balloons extensively into the area outside the vertebrae or breaks off from the disc. This tends to result in considerable back pain and limitation of range of motion.
Start Recovering from your Spinal Disc Injury with Natural Chiropractic Care Today
If you are looking for an effective non-invasive form of spinal disc injury treatment, or would like a second opinion, the DRX9000C may be the best solution for you. You have nothing to lose and a pain-free life to gain by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Leigh today.