Disc degeneration is often the effect of natural daily stresses and minor injuries that cause spinal discs to gradually lose water as the rigid outer shell of a disc weakens. This can cause them to begin to collapse, resulting in pressure being put on the nerves and joints in the spinal column, causing pain and weakness.
Icing/ Heat Instructions
Alternate ice and heat for 10 minutes each 2-3 times per day
The treatment we use for this condition is most often in the form of chiropractic adjustments and spinal decompression. This condition generally takes 4-6 weeks to resolve when proper treatment and self-care are followed. The doctor may treat you from 1-4x per week according to the severity and history of the condition.