Chiropractic care has an excellent nonsurgical treatment for the herniated disc, but, what is a herniated disc and how a chiropractor can help to relieve this disease? In our spine we find intervertebral discs between each vertebrae of the spine. This discs are the shock absorbers and shock distributors and provide of all flexibility to the spine.
This discs don’t really “slip” although the phrase “slipped disc” has come into popular usage to refer to bulging or herniated discs. The correct term is herniated disc.