Back Pain Due to Disc Problems: What Are the Causes and Possible Treatments?

Back pain from degenerative disc disease or disc herniation is caused by a combination of injury, a change in the biomechanics of the spine (postural problems) and accelerated degenerative processes. This leads to instability and inflammation/irritation. Instability leads to muscle guarding/stiffness, muscle fatigue and finally spasm. An inflamed disc reproduces pain internally, in vertebral bones…

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Harold – Spinal Decompression

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My name is Harold and I am a spinal decompression patient under the care of Dr. Michael Davis at Firm Foundation Chiropractic. Many years ago, while serving in the military, I sustained a career ending low back injury. My military medical doctor thought I would never walk again, but through long hours of rehab and…

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