At the Illinois Back Institute, we treat dozens of people every day who are suffering from Herniated Discs. And often times, these people do not even know what a Herniated Disc actually is. They just know that they have it, and it can cause excruciating pain. However, we think it is vitally important that everyone knows everything they can about Herniated Discs, because we know that the more you understand about your problem, the more likely you are to eliminate it!
We want to help as many people as we can, and one of our goals is to educate people about what they can do to be rid of their back problems and live pain free. It is for this reason that we have made these 10 things you MUST know about Herniated Discs. This information is invaluable to people who are suffering from Herniated Discs and want to learn more about them and how to eliminate them!
Part 1: What Is A Herniated Disc?
Herniated Discs, sometimes also called Slipped Discs, are one of the most common causes of back pain and discomfort in adults. Yet, they remain one of the least understood causes of chronic pain. While most people have heard of the term "Herniated Disc", and most also probably know that it involves something in the spine, many people do not know what it is exactly. This part explains just what a disc is, and what it means when it becomes herniated.
Part 2: What Causes A Herniated Disc?
Now that you know what a Herniated Disc is, it is time to talk about what causes them. There are several factors that can cause Herniated Discs to occur. This part reviews each of these common causes, along with several risk factors that can increase your likelihood of a herniation happening.
Part 3: The Most Common Symptoms of Herniated Discs
For some people suffering with a Herniated Disc, the pain can be extreme. In fact, it can be so severe and debilitating that it impacts their daily life in such a way that it can even keep them from living the life they want. Pain is just one symptom of Herniated Discs, and this part will explain each of the most common ones and what can cause them to intensify.
Part 4: What Are Herniated Discs? (Video)
This part contains a video that is a recap of what we have discussed about Herniated Discs so far. It contains some animation that can help you better understand just what Herniated Discs are, how they happen, and what they do.
Part 5: The Most Common Treatments For Herniated Discs and What You Need To Know About Them
There are several different treatments for Herniated Discs, ranging from all natural treatments to more invasive ones, which can eventually include surgery. When doctors are treating a patient with a Herniated Disc they will usually begin with the least aggressive treatment possible, to see how the injury and the patient react. If the treatment is not working, the doctor will get more and more aggressive with what they prescribe. This part focuses on the most common treatments that doctors prescribe for Herniated Discs, and what you need to know about them.
Part 6: The Most Common Natural Treatments For Herniated Discs
Many people suffering with Herniated Discs may prefer a more natural treatment if possible, without any drugs or invasive procedures. In this part we discuss several of the most common natural treatments available to treat Herniated Discs, and some tips and suggestions about them.
Part 7: The Science Behind Eliminating Herniated Discs
Herniated Discs are difficult to treat because none of the traditional methods for treating them, like the ones mentioned in the previous two parts, do anything to treat the actual disc. What makes our treatment, Functional Disc Rehydration, different and better is that we specifically target the Herniated Discs that are causing your pain, and we heal them. This part explains how it works, and discusses the results of a study that proves it.
Part 8: How We Treat Herniated Discs
Functional Disc Rehydration can relieve pinching on the nerve by a Herniated Disc, thus eliminating the cause of the pain. In order to help you better understand just how our treatment works so well, in this part we discuss and show you how we have been able to completely eliminate Herniated Discs from some of our patients.
Part 9: Case Studies - Proving the Science Behind Our Treatment
We have been treating and eliminating Herniated Discs for many years, and over that time we have helped people all types of people: male and female, young and old, and everywhere in-between. We have helped people who thought that nothing could help them, and we have helped people who already had surgery that didn't work. This part includes case studies of some of the patients we have helped over the years to eliminate their Herniated Discs and become pain free!
Part 10: Saving People From Herniated Discs
We wrote this series about Herniated Discs because so many people suffer from it, and many really only knew that it can be extremely painful. But they didn't know how or why they had it, what it is, why the treatments they were trying weren't working, or why our treatment has been so successful in eliminating Herniated Discs. This last part reviews what we have discussed so far and concludes with some final thoughts about Herniated Discs and what you can do to become pain free for life.
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