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Have You Injured a Disc?

chiropractic care for disc injuries

Have you been told that you have a slipped disc or a disc injury in Oshkosh? They can vary from slight to severe, but most require the attention of a trained chiropractor. Our team at Hendrickson Chiropractic and Wellness Center can help you understand your condition and help you develop the best treatment option for you.

The little pads that lie between your vertebrae are called the intervertebral discs; each of which has a tough outer ring and a soft gel-like center. Your discs both join and separate your vertebrae. These discs serve as a cushions or shock absorbers, so that the bones don’t make contact with each other as you move. Without discs we would literally be unable to move our upper torso.


Disc Injury Oshkosh

If you are diagnosed with a protruding disc it means that the gel is pushed out or bulging, and is asymmetrical in different places. This may result in pinching and irritation of the nerve roots at that point.

A herniated disc happens when the disc material ruptures to the point that the gel pushes outward. This can also cause pain and numbness due to the irritation of the nerves, and can be very serious in some cases.

A disc extrusion is the worst type of disc injury. What it means is that the gel balloons extensively into the area outside the vertebrae or breaks off from the disc. This tends to result in considerable back pain and limitation of range of motion.

If you're suffering from a disc injury in call our team at Hendrickson Chiropractic and Wellness Center today. We are here to help.

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Monday8:00am - 10:00am
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Tuesday2:30pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 10:00am
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursday2:30pm - 5:00pm
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Hendrickson Chiropractic and Wellness Center
2020 Jackson Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 236-1200

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY

“At first I was skeptical. I told my wife I would keep an open mind, and I am thankful that I did. I am only 26, and I could imagine how horrible I would feel in another 26 years without the help of the doctors at Hendrickson Chiropractic. Thank you for improving my life!”

- Tom M.

“After only one month of care my pain is GONE ! In addition, I am sleeping better, my sinuses are clearing up, and I am thinking more clearly. This has been such a friendly, comfortable place to be. I am always glad to come in and get adjusted.”

- Marcell V.

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2020 Jackson Street

Oshkosh, WI 54901