Disc Injury

Have You Injured A Disc?

In Burton-on-Trent and Derby, have you been advised that you have a slipped disc or a disc injury? A skilled chiropractor can provide care for most slipped or damaged discs, which may range in severity from mild to severe. It’s crucial that you comprehend your problem and what it implies for you. A qualified chiropractor can assist you in choosing the most effective course of action.

Your spinal column is made up of a number of bones (vertebrae), which are protected from shocks during daily actions like walking, twisting, and lifting by discs. The inner component of the discs may herniate or expand through the outer layer due to injury or weakening. The discharge of irritants from this damage or the compression of a neighbouring nerve by a piece of the injury can both cause pain and discomfort. This is referred to as a prolapsed, herniated, or slipped disc.

Disc Injuries

The vertebrae that make up your spinal column are cushioned by discs, which preserve the bones by absorbing shocks from daily activities like walking, twisting, and lifting. A herniation or protrusion of the inner section through the outer layer of the discs is a result of injury or weakening in the discs.

Both the irritating compounds that are discharged from this rip and the compression of a neighbouring nerve by a piece of the tear can cause pain and discomfort. The term “slipped, herniated, or prolapsed disc” refers to this.

Because herniated discs frequently exhibit early signs of deterioration, disc herniation and degenerative disc disease share several characteristics. Numerous causes weaken and weaken the disc, increasing the risk of disc herniation.

Poor disc health can be attributed to lifestyle decisions including smoking, not getting enough exercise, and eating poorly. Additional stresses on the disc include poor posture, normal wear and tear, trauma or injury, and improper lifting or twisting. The disc is more vulnerable to herniation when it is weak and subjected to additional forces.

Please give us a call if you have any queries regarding Cedar Tree Chiropractic’s chiropractic services or our Burton-on-Trent or Derby offices.

Treatment Options

According to studies, chiropractic care for a herniated disc is more effective than other traditional therapies or at-home remedies like heat or regular workouts.

We are specialists in the treatment of slipped discs since we are seasoned chiropractors. Following the completion of an initial examination, a treatment plan will be developed to assist you in returning to a routine, largely pain-free lifestyle.

In order to create your individualised treatment plan, your chiropractor will undertake a number of tests at your initial appointment to determine the severity of your problems. The care plan for your rehabilitation includes , spinal adjustments and strengthening exercises.

By recognising your risk factors and developing a personalised strategy to help you decrease or eliminate them, chiropractic care can also help you prevent disc issues in the future.

Call Cedar Tree Chiropractic now to schedule a consultation if you’re experiencing back discomfort and think it may be related to a disc damage.

Get In Touch

We have clinics in two convenient locations, Burton-on-Trent and Derby.

We regularly treat patients from across the Burton, Swadlincote, Derby, and the surrounding areas, from our two bright, modern and fully air-conditioned clinics, offering the best in patient care, treatments and comfort!


Cedar Tree Chiropractic
154 Station Street
DE14 1BG

01283 567 225


Cedar Tree Chiropractic
107 Friar Gate

01332 342 523