Degenerative Disc Disease Diagnosis Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment. Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is diagnosed via a combination of a health history, physical examination and radiographic imaging. If needed, MRI can be utilized to diagnose and distinguish between a bulging disc, herniated disc, or sequestered disc. It is important to make [...]
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Natural Approach to Preventing Back Pain Natural approach to preventing back pain. Eight out of 10 people will experience back pain in their lifetime. Back pain can feel sharp, piercing, burning or as a dull ache. Lower back pain may travel into the legs and feet with symptoms of numbness, [...]
What is Facet Syndrome? Facet Syndrome is friction between spinal bones resulting in tenderness, swelling, stiffness and pain. Persistent, chronic pain in your spine is often linked to facet syndrome. In patients over 50 years of age, facet syndrome is usually caused by normal wear and tear. In younger patients, [...]
Spinal Stenosis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment What Is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a health condition that affects the abnormal narrowing of your spinal canal. This narrowing directly impacts the amount of space your spinal cord and nerve roots have in the spinal canal. As spinal stenosis progresses, your spinal cord [...]
There are 4 Stages of a Intervertebral Disc Herniation Intervertebral Disc Herniation (IVDH) most commonly occurs in the cervical and lumbar spine. Here are the 4 stages that cause this condition: Disc Degeneration: During this stage, no bulging or herniation occurs. The nucleus pulposus (center of the disc) weakens due [...]
True Sciatica Relief in San Diego, CA True Sciatica Relief in San Diego, CA. According to the Mayo Clinic, "Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve — which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica [...]
What is Degenerative Disc Disease? There are many causes of Degenerative Disc Disease. In young and healthy people, spinal discs provide height between the vertebra and allow us to bend, flex, and twist our spine. Our discs act like shock absorbers between our spinal bones and help us stay flexible. [...]
First the Nervous System Every cell, tissue, organ and system, thought and emotion, is completely controlled and coordinated by your nervous system. A person with a healthy nervous system has a more effective connection between his or her emotional, physical, chemical and spiritual self. The brain and spinal cord are [...]
What is TMJ? TMJ Symptom Relief San Diego. The temperomandibular joint (TMJ) gets its name from the two bones that comprise this joint. The temporal bone of the cranium and the mandible fit together to form a hinge-like jaw joint. There is an articular disc in the space between the [...]
The Nervous System Is the Master Controller The nervous system is the master controller that regulates every other system in your body, such as the: glandular, reproductive, digestive, circulatory and immune systems. Any interference to the spine, blocks the natural flow of health throughout your body. It is the nervous [...]
How to Prevent Neck Pain There are a number of things you can do to prevent neck pain without ever stepping foot in a doctor's office. Apply these tips to prevent the common causes of neck pain: #1 Change Your Sleeping Position If you often wake up with a stiff [...]
Congratulations Dr. Devin Young Dr. Devin Young has just completed the Diplomate in Craniocervical Junction Procedures (DCCJP). It's a HUGE accomplishment, as he is the only Diplomate in Southern California! It truly shows his dedication to the chiropractic profession and upper cervical chiropractic care. The diplomate program through the International Chiropractic Association [...]