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Elite Chiropractic & Wellness Center

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239 S. La Cienega Blvd, Suite 201
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: (310) 880-1695
Fax: (866) 509-1539

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DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00am5:00pm
Tuesday3:00pm7:00pm
Wednesday9:00am5:00pm
Thursday1:00pm7:00pm
Friday8:00am3:00pm
Saturday10:00am1:00pm
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Disc Herniation

What is a Disc Herniation?

In between each one of our vertebrates is a cushiony, shock absorbing material called a vertebral disc.  We have these discs in our neck, mid-back and low-back. Other terms for a herniated disc are:  Slipped disc, Ruptured disc, and Bulging disc which can cause similar issues.

You can compare these discs to a jelly filled donut with a soft center encased within a tougher exterior. A herniated disc occurs when some of the softer “jelly” pushes out through a crack in the tougher exterior.

What are the symptoms?

A herniated disc can push into and irritate the nerves that exit from in-between our vertebrates and result in pain, numbness or weakness in an arm or leg.

On the other hand, many people experience no symptoms from a herniated disc. Most people who have a herniated disc don’t need surgery to correct the problem.

How can you treat or fix a herniated disc?

First, the doctor must figure out what the cause of the disc herniation is. After a thorough history and examination the doctor will be able to assess whether it occurred from trauma/injury, posture, weakness, imbalance, etc.

Dr. Jamie Mahtaban specializes in disc injuries.  He understands that most of the time it occurs due to an imbalance of some sort. Core muscles being weak and other surrounding muscles being tight, as well as alignment issues are usually the main culprits of this type of ailment.

Treatment can Include:

  • Flexion-Distraction – This treatment aims to open up the disc space and allow blood/oxygen into the area to being healing.
  • Electircal Muscle Stimulation
  • Gentle and Specific Spinal/Pelvic adjustment – to restore motion and alignment and to decrease pain and inflammation.
  • Soft tissue therapy
  • Strengthening
  • Stretching
  • Kinisiology Taping

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"I have been suffering from headaches for the past few years. I read somewhere that chiropractic can help with headaches. I was tired of taking medication so I gave it a shot. I use to get headaches everyday, now I get them about once a month. Thank you so much Dr. J!!"
- Jackie W.

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239 S. La Cienega Blvd, Suite 201
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00am5:00pm
Tuesday3:00pm7:00pm
Wednesday9:00am5:00pm
Thursday1:00pm7:00pm
Friday8:00am3:00pm
Saturday10:00am1:00pm
SundayClosedClosed
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