Disc Archives | Marcum Chiropractic Clinic

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...

Ouch!

Injuries involving the intervertebral discs are typically extremely painful and can include symptoms such as numbness, tingling, and weakness into the upper or lower extremities.  While symptoms can vary significantly, all injuries to discs must be taken seriously. ...

Disc Injuries of the Spine

When the discs between vertebra are injured it can cause severe pain, numbness, tingling, and/or weakness in the neck, back, and into the extremities.  It is very important to properly diagnose if there truly is disc involvement.  There are a number of conditions that...

Be Strong!

The discs between your vertebrae are like jelly doughnuts; an outer fibrous material filled with a jelly-like substance.  If the disc is damaged the “jelly” can leak out and press on your nerves.  When this happens, it may cause severe pain, numbness,...
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