Wednesday, November 18, 2009

New Explanation For "Mysterious" Pains


The vertebrae in your body are separated by fibrous discs called intervertebral discs. When you injure your back or neck, many times there is also a specific injury to the intervertebral disc. The disc can bulge, herniate or be torn. Chiropractors are experts in spinal anatomy and are familiar with the latest research published on why the discs hurt so much.

In a recent article published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the British edition, titled, "The Nerve Supply of the Lumbar Intervertebral Disc," the author talks about how disc pain can be found in areas other than your neck or lower back. This can lead to pain in entire regions of the body and/or pain that feels like it is coming from the inside.

If you or anyone that you know has pain that has been undiagnosed or you feel like there is more going on than what is being treated, set up an appointment with our office today. This state of the art research may help to define the cause of your problem and help you find a way to fix it.

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