My Herniated Disc Again! Why Does My Disc Keep Going Out?

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Disc Pain | Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Dr. Ken Nakamura Got a herniated disc again?   Are you getting frustrating with your herniated disc?   Want to know why your disc keeps going out?   In this issue of bodiempowerment I’m going to help you understand why your disc keeps herniating.   Your disc is found between each vertebrae and helps give your spine flexibility. Injuries to your body like your hand it will hurt. Your disc on the other hand is not like the rest of your body. You can injure your disc and it won’t hurt. You wouldn’t even know anything is wrong. That’s great, isn’t it?    The answer is[...]
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Disc Herniations Vs. Spinal Stenosis. What’s Causing My Sciatica?

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Disc herniation Vs. Spinal Stenosis. Why Do I have Sciatica? Dr. Ken Nakamura Do you have sciatica?   Is your pain from a disc herniation or is it caused by spinal stenosis (trapped nerves in the spinal cord)?   Knowing the cause of your sciatica will determine the treatment for you, so it’s important to find out the true diagnosis.   Disc herniations and spinal stensosis are often misdiagnosed by chiropactors and medical doctors alike. It’s important to know the true cause as the treatments for each a quite different.   For example when you are diagnosed with a disc herniation you often need extension exercises, while with spinal stenosis you often need[...]
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Cervical Disc Herniation: Best Exercises For Your Sore Neck

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Cervical Disc Herniation: Comprehensive Guide To Cervical Disc Herniation Including Exercises: Downtown Toronto Chiropractic Do you have a cervical disc herniation?   Does your cervical disc herniation cause pain in your neck that refers down to your shoulder or arm?   Are looking for the best exercises that can help your cervical disc herniation ?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I go over the causes of  cervical disc herniations, what’s happening in your neck when you have a cervical disc herniation, symptoms for all the different cervical disc herniations, then I go over the exercises you need to help your neck get better.     Why Do I A Cervical Disc Herniation?  [...]
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Piriformis Syndrome: The Best 6 Exercises To Help Your Hip & Butt Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Piriformis Syndrome Can Give You Buttock Pain: Toronto Downtown Chiropractic Do you have a pain in the butt that gets worse with sitting?   Does your buttock pain turn into sciatica or leg pain occasionally?   Have you been diagnosed with a disc herniation or piriformis syndrome?   In this article I show you the difference between herniated discs and piriformis syndrome then at the end show you the 6 exercises for piriformis syndrome.    Piriformis muscle is deep inside your buttock which gets very tight and irritated when there is pressure on it, like when you are sitting. Your piriformis muscle ‘s job is to rotate your hip outward away from the[...]
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Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD): Remedies For Lower Back Osteoarthritis That Provide Relief

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

MRI of Degnerative Disc DiseaseMRI Showing The Lower Back With Healthy Disc Near The Top With The Bottom Four Being Narrowed, Darker in Color With Disc Bulges: Degenerative Disc Disease: Downtown Toronto Chiropractic Does your X-rays or MRI show Degenerative Disc Disease DDD?   Do you have radiating pain or weakness in your leg from degenerative disc disease?   Does forward movement aggravate your pain while extension relieves your pain?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I’ll go over the causes of degenerative disc disease DDD, why you are getting pain, MRI and X-rays views of DDD and finally treatments.   Treatments for degenerative disc disease include conservative therapy, disectomy, disc fusion, disc replacement ( disc arthroplasty ).   Your doctor told you that you have degenerative disc disease DDD and even[...]
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Your Guide To Slipped Discs, Disc Herniations, Disc Bulges, Disc Protrusions and Disc Extrusions

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

 Disc Bulge: Why Is Your Disc Bulging & Best Treatments For Disc Bulges Do you have a disc bulge that is causing you incredible pain in your lower back?   Does your disc bulge give you sciatica or pain down your leg?   Have you wondered what’s going on in your lower back to cause all this pain?   In this issue of  Bodi Empowerment I go over what’s going on with your disc bulge, the cause of your pain and what kind of  treatments are best for you. In other words I act as guide to help you decide what to do.   Disc herniations, or disc bulge occur when the disc that is[...]
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Beware Of Lower Back Surgery: Guide To Lower Back Surgery

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Beware Of Lower Back Surgery: Guide To Lower Back Surgery -Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Have you been told you need lower back surgery for your chronic low back pain?   Are you contemplating lower back surgery?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I give you the tools to help you decide if you are a candidate for lower back surgery OR if you would benefit more from a lower back rehabilitation program, by a chiropractor or physiotherapist.   When Lower Back Surgery Is Needed   Fever Linked to Lower Back Pain A chronic lower back pain episode with fever maybe just the flu. A more sinister problem is when you have flu caused by[...]
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Why Is Disc Herniation Surgery Success Rate Only 50%?

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Why Is Disc Herniation Surgery Success Rate 50%?- Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Are you considering getting surgery for your low back?   Would you like to know why many low back disc surgeries fail?   Most people think that an bulging disc on an MRI means, that is the cause of their low back pain. This mistake is made by doctors, chiropractors and radiologists alike.     An MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The problem with MRIs is that almost no single person has a completely normal MRI. “It is very rare for an MRI to come back with the words “normal study,“ said Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni, a professor of orthopedics and a sports medicine specialist[...]
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Sciatica: The 4 Best Exercises For People With Sciatica

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Lower Back Pain and Sciatica Are you frustrated with your sciatica?   Would you like to know the best ways to treat sciatica?   Keep reading to discover what your options are and how to do the exercises to help your chiropractor or physiotherapist through your treatment program. What is Sciatica?   Simply put, pinching of a nerve which causes pain into your buttock, down your thigh into the leg and sometimes into the foot.   The nerve can be pinched in 6 different spots. So if your medical doctor or chiropractor is telling you that you have sciatica, ask them to be more specific.[...]
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Herniated Disc Part 2: The Best Exercises For Your Herniated Disc

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Have you gone over the “Disc Herniation Part 1” article from last week and feel better but still have pain? Do you want to find out the best exercises to put your herniated disc back in? Do you want to feel better than you do now? In this article I go over Best exercises to push a herniated disc back into place Stabilization exercises that keep your disc from coming out When you have a herniated disc the nucleus has been pushed through the annulus like in the picture above. What caused it to go out in the first place? The answer is[...]
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