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Herniated Disc Left Untreated
Posted on April 20, 2020 by Neuromicrospine

What is a herniated disc?

A herniated disc occurs when an intervertebral spinal disc becomes damaged from increased pressure, causing the disc’s inner, gel-like center (nucleus pulposus) to seep out and irritate surrounding nerves. Herniated discs are common in the lower part of the spine, but they can develop in the cervical (neck) and thoracic (mid-back) spine as well. This is important to note because while some herniated discs can (sometimes) be left untreated, ruptured discs in the...

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The Effects Of Massage Therapy After Spine Surgery
Posted on March 23, 2020 by Neuromicrospine

Two of the most common spinal procedures performed in recent years are discectomies and nerve root decompressions, according to a case study published in the National Institutes of Health. Both surgical procedures help alleviate pain from disc herniations and although they correct this underlying spinal dysfunction, other therapeutic techniques may...

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How to Get Out of Bed with a Compression Fracture
Posted on February 23, 2020 by Neuromicrospine

Here’s how to protect your spine if you have a compression fracture.

If you’ve been diagnosed with a compression fracture in your spine, it’s important that you take time to learn how to move correctly during your recovery. Although it may seem like a small thing, even something as simple as how you get out of bed in the morning could impact your healing. 

Compression fractures can take time to heal, and may require surgery to correct, so it’s crucial to make sure that you are doing everything you can to help your body recover and prevent injury...

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