Slipped discs and other injuries can cause severe back pain. If you have been diagnosed with a disc injury, visit our chiropractor to start on your path to recovery. Dr. David Baggaley treats the root of the injury as well as immediately relieves symptoms. If you are suffering from mild or severe pain associated with a slipped disc, visit Back on Track Family Chiropractic today.

Disc Injury in Spanish Fork

The spinal discs cushion the spine and fill in the space between the vertebrae. Each has soft tissue in the center and a surrounding outer ring. When they are damaged, it can make movement painful and difficult. Common injuries that affect the spinal disc are

  • A protruding disc, when the inner soft tissue bulges out.
  • A herniated disc, when the disc ruptures and the inner tissue pushes outside of the surrounding ring.
  • A disc extrusion, when the soft tissue balloons or breaks off from the hard structure of the disc.

Signs and Symptoms of a Disc Injury

If you are suffering from numbness, weakness, continuous or periodic pain, or limited motion, you may be suffering from an injured disc. Symptoms can occur throughout the body and may appear in the

  • Neck
  • Back
  • Legs
  • Feet

In extreme cases, patients may also suffer from decreased bladder or bowel control.

Chiropractic Care for Disc Injury

To relieve pain and prevent further damage, seek treatment for your disc injury in Spanish Fork, Utah. Our office can provide a medical history assessment, X-rays and a physical exam to help determine your best possible treatment. To schedule a consultation, call (801) 504-6125 and speak with our practice today!