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Disc Conditions

Disc Conditions

The intervertebral disc is made up of two components, an outer ligamentous covering, called the annulus fibrosis and an inner jelly-like substance called the nucleus pulposus. The nucleus provides the main cushioning effect while the annulus acts as the container…

Whiplash/Car Accident

Whiplash/Car Accident

Whiplash is a commonly used term for a neck sprain and strain injury caused from an automobile collison. When in an automobile accident, a force travels through the vehicle and through the body. This force can cause the head to…

G.I. Disorders

G.I. Disorders

G.I. Disorders Problems with digestion can result within any of the organs involved with this complicated process. Most commonly, the stomach, gall bladder, and large intestine demonstrate the highest degree of incidence of gastrointestinal disturbance; however, the pancreas, liver, and…

Back Pain

Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments afflicting society today. In the United States alone, back pain accounts for more than 7,000,000 new cases and 250,000 surgeries each year. In fact, nearly all of us will experience some…

Neck pain

Neck pain

Neck Pain Neck pain is a debilitating condition that effects 15% of the US population daily. Neck pain is often times caused by traumas such as car accidents, slip and falls or whiplash injuries. Yet, for many individuals neck pain…