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Tonawanda Thoracic Disc Herniation and Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain brought on by a spinal disc herniation? Yes. It’s real. Some patients with a thoracic disc herniation experience a peculiar abdominal bulge. It’s not very usual, but your Tonawanda chiropractor is attentive to  its possibility and relationship to a thoracic disc herniation as its source. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation understands the difficulty of a thoracic disc herniation surgery and offers conservative, gentle care to ease pain for many such patients.

ABDOMINAL PAIN WITH THORACIC DISC HERNIATION

Thoracic radiculopathy is quite rare fortunately, but it can provoke a lot of pain and unique symptoms associated with the abdomen. A case that came out recently was presented in the medical literature. A 52 year old patient who presented with severe right flank pain and abdominal pain. The treating physicians determined she had a T9-10 thoracic disc herniation and suggested an invasive surgery. (1) Another set of physicians describe a patient with unilateral, one-sided abdominal wall bulging and thoracic spine radicular pain caused by a lateral disc herniation at T11-12 that came back with bilateral disc prolapse and motor deficits. This was an all the more unusual type of thoracic disc herniation according to these doctors. (2) Surgeons are prepared to do surgery for usual and unusual cases of thoracic disc herniation if the patient is ready.

SURGERY FOR THORACIC DISC HERNIATION

Surgery for thoracic disc herniation are complex and quite invasive by reason of its close proximity to the spine cord. Most thoracic disc herniations happen between T8 and L1. Surgeons write that they would do surgery for intractable back or radicular pain, neurological deficits and myelopathy signs (often associated with large thoracic disc herniations that occupy greater than 40% of the spinal canal. (3) For patients wanting a conservative option, Tonawanda chiropractic care at Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation offers such.

CHIROPRACTIC FOR THORACIC DISC HERNIATION

Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation uses the gentle protocols of Cox® Technic to take care of the thoracic disc herniation. Your Tonawanda chiropractor can be very specific in hand contact and relief with chiropractic care. Check out this PODCAST with Dr. Kurt Olding  on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes a case of thoracic disc herniation and its relief with Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and chiropractic treatment.

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Set your next Tonawanda chiropractic visit soon. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation understands the pain of a thoracic disc herniation and its sometimes interesting clinical presentation like an abdominal bulge. See you soon!

 
Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation cares for thoracic disc herniation that for some patients prompts abdominal pain. 
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