Take Care Or Else…

The intervertebral discs in the spine have two major purposes.  The first is to act as spacers between the vertebrae which provides room for all of the nerves and blood vessels and allows for proper movement of the spine.  The second function is to act as shock...

How Serious Is It?

Injuries to the discs in between the vertebrae in your spine can be very serious.  If left untreated, they can cause permanent nerve damage that may lead to significant disability. Please get evaluated if you’ve suffered any trauma to your head, neck, or back. ...

Disc or Disk?

The discs between your vertebrae can be injured in various ways.  The discs in your low back and neck are more likely to be injured than the ones in your mid-back, mostly because your ribcage acts as an extra support system for your mid-back spine. Sometimes injured...

As If Another Reason Was Needed!

Smoking is not healthy.  Everyone knows this.  The cardiovascular problems and cancers linked to smoking are practically endless. Another not-so-commonly known area of the body that also gets damaged by smoking is the discs between the vertebrae.  Smoking will dry out...

X-ray Vision Isn’t 20/20

Car accidents are a leading cause of many significant injuries every year. The obvious injuries include strains, sprains, concussions, and contusions.  Long-term problems often occur after an accident, too. A famous research study by Hohl1 showed that 39% of whiplash...

Just a Strain?

An injury to your spine might be a pulled muscle. It might be more than that, too. Sometimes, especially when injured while lifting, the discs between the vertebrae are injured. There are many types of injuries that can happen to the discs, and some can be very...
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