RX-Herniated Disc Woodinville WA

The cartilage discs in your back sit between each vertebra, cushioning them. Composed of 80 percent water, they have a jelly-like nucleus surrounded by a tough, fibrous membrane. Although strenuous activity or an accident can cause a herniated disc, often it results simply from aging: The nucleus becomes drier and more brittle with age, making the outer layer more prone to tears.

Back In Balance Chiropractic
(425) 256-3359
2761 152nd Ave NE
Redmond, WA
Promotion
No Cost Examination and Consultation with Dr. Justin Schallmann to see if NUCCA Chiropractic can help you! ($150 Value)
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Pinnacle Health Chiropractic
(425) 628-2379
11415 N.E. 128th St.
Kirkland, WA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Healthsource of Kirkland
(425) 629-9597
13021 NE 85th St
Kirkland, WA
Promotion
Get A Complimentary 'No Strings Attached' 17-Point 'Pain Track Down' Chiropractor Personalized Community Service Screening Valued At $179""
Hours
Monday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Hanson Chiropractic
(206) 420-0086
11300 Roosevelt Way NE Ste 201
Seattle, WA
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Abramson Family Chiropractic
(425) 315-7436
10333 19th Ave SE #103
Everett, WA
Promotion
Call our office today to schedule a consultation with the doctor.


We unfortunately do not accept state aid (Basic Medical coupons). They do not cover chiropractic care in the office.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Lake Washington Chiropractic
(425) 242-7908
9716 Northeast Juanita Dr.
Kirkland, WA
Promotion
Call today to schedule a consultation.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Redmond Ridge Chiropractic
(425) 629-9735
23525 Northeast Novelty Hill Road
Redmond, WA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Ballinger Village Chiropractic
(206) 451-5145
20228 Ballinger Way NE
Shoreline, WA
Promotion
Call today for your Free chiropractic consultation!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Misty R. Gargan, DC
(425) 775-9914
2109 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA
Business
Summit Family Chiropractic
Specialties
Chiropractic, Pre-natal Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Auto Injury Care
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Premera, Blue Cross, Aetna, Lifewise, First Choice Health, Cigna, United Healthcare, Great-West
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: Life Chiropractic College West, 2001
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Stringer Chiropractic PS
(425) 332-7275
10303 19th Ave SE, Suite B
Everett, WA
Hours
Monday 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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Heal Thyself—RX-Herniated Disc

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By Hannah Wallace

Oh, your aching back, you say? You’re not alone. At least 30 percent of otherwise healthy people over 40 have a herniated (also called slipped) disc, making this one of the most common causes of back pain in the US.

The cartilage discs in your back sit between each vertebra, cushioning them. Composed of 80 percent water, they have a jelly-like nucleus surrounded by a tough, fibrous membrane. Although strenuous activity or an accident can cause a herniated disc, often it results simply from aging: The nucleus becomes drier and more brittle with age, making the outer layer more prone to tears. A disc has “herniated” when the nucleus extrudes through one of these holes. It becomes painful if this gelatinous portion hits a nearby nerve.

Before you resort to commonly prescribed cortisone shots or spinal fusion surgery, however, here are two noninvasive options to aid your back and mitigate the pain.

• Hang upside-down
Sure, it’s a fun pastime for Batman, but what can it do for the rest of us? Actually, using an inversion table can help muscles relax, increase the space between the vertebrae, and ease lower back pain, according to Carol Davis, EdD, a physical therapist at the University of Miami. Inverting, says Davis, takes the pressure off the herniated disc, reduces swelling, and allows the surrounding inflamed nerves and tissues to heal.

Davis recommends three five-minute sessions a day on an inversion table. While you can buy a table and invert in your own home, it’s best to check with your doctor and try it first under the watchful eye of a licensed physical therapist.

• The Sacro Wedgy
Another solution to your lower back pain could involve a $30 pink plastic device that you place under your sacrum (the lowest portion of your spine) for 20 minutes each day. The Sacro Wedgy was invented by a football and track coach with a background in kinesiology, who found that balancing an athlete’s sacrum with his hand would decrease both lower back pain and piriformis syndrome (a spasming of the deep rotator muscle, often a result of a herniated disc).

Like inversion tables, the Sacro Wedgy uses gravity to give the body “natural” traction. Only, in this case, the Wedgy isolates the sacrum—holding it in a neutral position—so that the hips can drop, relax, and release.

Mya Breman, a craniosacral therapist at the Upledger Institute in Palm Beach, Florida, is a devoted Wedgy fan. “It’s brilliant,” she says. “It holds the sacrum like an anchor, so your hips can spread out on either side of you. It releases all the nerves and then all the muscles that affect the pain. Everything else can just let go.” Learn more: www.sacrowedgy.com

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