The Sciatica nerve is the largest nerve in the body. It spans from your lumbar, separating at your legs and further down ending at your feet. Pain typically originates in your spine and radiates down the back of the leg, usually only affecting one side...read more
Bulging or herniated discs can cause discomfort or even pain along your spine, sometimes pinching the nerve. Holistic treatment options may help reduce or remove pain.
What is a Herniated Disc?
The rubbery substance between your backbone is called a disc. Inside this rubbery disc is a softer disc that can become irritated and push through a crack or space in the tougher exterior disc casing. When this happens, you can experience a pinched nerve. This irritation can cause pain in the form of numbness or weakness. Here are some treatment tips to help reduce or remove pain before it’s too late.
Exercise – Proactive movement can help reduce pain. Aerobic activity for 20-30 minutes 5 days a week is a great way to reduce or eliminate pain.
Stretching – Various exercises can increase physical function and improve flexibility. Hamstring stretches can relieve lumber pain while extension exercises (also known as “Press Ups”) can help reduce pain in the legs. Press Ups are similar to “Push Ups” except your entire body starts on the floor and the only part the lifts is your chest and abdomen as you bend at the hips.
Heating Pad – The combination of heat and pressure can help soothe painful muscles or joints. Often times, this method can help with bulging discs.
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Bulging or herniated discs can cause discomfort or even pain along your spine, sometimes pinching the nerve. Holistic treatment options may help reduce or remove pain. What is a Herniated Disc? The rubbery substance between your backbone is called a...read more
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By Lea Wojciechowski Ross, Blogger for Troy Neuropathy and Chiropractic Center ~ June 7, 2017 Dr. Tony Paternoster of the Troy Neuropathy and Chiropractic Center is a Functional Neurologist who specializes in clinical neurology with a focus in treating neuropathy. ...read more
After many years of schooling and then years of practice, honing his craft, Dr. Anthony Paternoster D.C. has started his practice at the Troy Neuropathy Center, 1767 West Big Beaver Road in Troy. Paternoster provides all the services one would typically receive at a...read more