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Is A Herniated Disc The Same Thing As A Bulging Disc?

Herniated, bulging, ruptured and deteriorated discs are being diagnosed more frequently today than ever before. Not because more cases are occurring but rather improved MRI imaging allows doctors to visualize these conditions in greater detail and sooner than ever before. This has been a tremendous benefit for patients who no longer have to undergo exploratory surgery to find out what is causing t... Read More »

Common Sciatica Causes

Common Sciatica Causes

Sciatica causes develop when one or more of the nerve roots located in the lower back get compressed. Its symptoms involve mild to intense pain in the lower back or the legs. Sciatica causes may differ from one person to another. Read More »

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DRX9000 Spinal Decompression

DRX9000 spinal decompression treatment for sciatica, back pain and herniated and bulging discs is quite simply a pain relieving, alternative treatment for patients who experience chronic back and leg pain or chronic neck and arm pain. The DRX9000 (which treats the lumbar spine for lower back conditions) and the DRX9000C (which treats the cervical spine for neck and arm pain) are forms of treatment... Read More »

What Causes Back Pain? You Might Not Have Thought of These 3 Back Pain Tips.

What Causes Back Pain? You Might Not Have Thought of These 3 Back Pain Tips.

What causes back pain? Besides the common causes of back pain like lifting something too heavy or shoveling 10 inches of spring snow from an 80 foot driveway (been there, done that), here are insights about what causes back pain that you may not have thought of. #1 Smoking. Sorry, no sugar coating here. If you smoke, quit. Smoking reduces the amount of oxygen in the blood which can contribute to h... Read More »