10 Apr How to Prevent Spinal Disc Injuries
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. I often wonder if the author of that quote happened to have a discherniation. By investing in a pro-active approach to your spinal health now, you may be able to avoid suffering from a disc injury later in life. And, while there is no specific protocol to guarantee you will never have a disc herniation, there are a few action steps you can take now to lower your risk. In fact, researchers have recently discovered that you can reduce your chances of suffering from a herniated disc by keeping your spinal muscles strong.
Why it Matters:
An active lifestyle, regular exercise, and even Chiropractic adjustments are all considered essential aspects of optimal spinal health. Degenerative changes to your spinal discs and weakened muscles around your spine can increase your risk of a disc herniation. In our practice, we focus on helping you live an active and healthy lifestyle to keep your spine both durable and flexible. When you receive an adjustment from us, your spine is better able to move freely as a result, and this is thought to help slow down the degenerative process.
Spinal disc degeneration and weakened muscles can increase your risk of disc herniation.
An active lifestyle consisting of exercise and Chiropractic adjustments may be able to lower your risk.
Taking a pro-active approach to your spinal health can help improve your overall quality of life.
We have found that a pro-active approach to spinal health can lead to a significant improvement in your quality of life. If you have any questions about how you can get more active just ask! We love helping our patients reach their healthcare goals.
Are you surviving rather than thriving? We will test and measure vital health parameters to determine your baseline and if we can help you regain vitality we will relish the opportunity to help you thrive!
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Dr Michael Bloom has a wide and varying interest in what it takes to live a healthy and happy life. He has over 20 years experience as a chiropractor in Europe and Australia and has attended over 40 post graduate seminars and courses. Currently he has a particular interest in the declining posture of society and the health implications associated with poor posture.