Mass Ave Chiropractic -  - Chiropractor

Joseph Kielur, D.C.

Chiropractor located in Indianapolis, IN

Herniated Disc Specialist

A herniated disk in your lower back can cause severe pain in the buttocks, thigh and calf. Fortunately, there’s relief. Dr. Joe Kielur, Mass Ave Chiropractic, located in Indianapolis, Indiana offers all-natural, hands-on treatment to correct and heal herniated discs. If you are suffering from back pain, make an appointment with Dr. Kielur today. Mass Ave Chiropractic is a chiropractic and spinal decompression clinic in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Herniated Disc

What is a herniated disc?

A disc is a rubbery piece of tissue that sits between the vertebra to provide support and cushioning to the spinal bones. The disc has two layers, the rubbery outside, and a softer jelly-like interior. When a disc deteriorates or is injured, the outer layer can rupture and allow the inner layer to squeeze out. When this happens, the disc is herniated and may put excessive pressure on the nerves that run through the spine. Herniated discs most often occur in the lower or lumbar spine because this part of the body is constantly absorbing shock from both the upper body and the lower body.

How does Dr. Kielur treat herniated discs?

After Dr. Kielur diagnosis herniated discs as the root cause of your pain, he will begin treatment using DRS Protocols™. DRS Protocols™ have been proven to be an effective treatment for conditions like herniated discs. It combines treatments including decompression, manual spinal or axial adjustments, and others that can be customized to treat the specific needs of each individual patient. DRS stands for decompression, reduction, and stabilization. This is the foundation of patient centered chiropractic care as it removes excess stress from the vertebra and allows oxygen and essential nutrients to reach the disc, rehydrating and restoring it so that it returns to its normal, un-herniated state.

How are herniated discs diagnosed?

Dr. Kielur performs comprehensive physical exams to diagnose the cause of your back pain. By asking you questions to better understand your pain and manually examining your spine including the way it moves and feels, he will be able to accurately diagnose the condition causing your pain, including if it is a herniated disc.

Can spinal decompression treat herniated discs?

Yes, spinal decompression is one of the treatment options available for herniated discs. This treatment stretches the spine, creating a vacuum inside the disc that helps the disc to pull the herniated bulge back into place. Spinal decompression reduces the amount of pressure on the discs which helps to relieve pain and discomfort. You might notice immediate pain relief, but it is recommended to have a series of treatments to achieve the full restorative effects.


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Mass Ave Chiropractic
611 Massachusetts Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-427-5280
Fax: (317) 554-0749
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