Fort Wayne Thoracic Disc Herniation and Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain brought on by a spinal disc herniation? Yes. It is real. Some patients with a thoracic disc herniation experience a peculiar abdominal bulge. It is rather rare, but your Fort Wayne chiropractor is aware of  its possibility and relationship to a thoracic disc herniation as its source. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic recognizes the intricacy of a thoracic disc herniation surgery and delivers 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 quite a bit 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 proposed an invasive surgery. (1) Another set of physicians wrote about a patient with unilateral, one-sided abdominal wall bulging and thoracic spine radicular pain due to a lateral disc herniation at T11-12 that returned with bilateral disc prolapse and motor deficits. This was an even more unusual case of thoracic disc herniation according to the physicians. (2) Surgeons are ready 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 related to large thoracic disc herniations that occupy greater than 40% of the spinal canal. (3) For patients seeking a conservative option, Fort Wayne chiropractic care at Aaron Chiropractic Clinic offers such.

CHIROPRACTIC FOR THORACIC DISC HERNIATION

Aaron Chiropractic Clinic offers the gentle protocols of Cox® Technic to treat the thoracic disc herniation. Your Fort Wayne chiropractor can be quite precise in hand contact and relief with chiropractic care. Listen to 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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Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic visit soon. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic understands the pain of a thoracic disc herniation and its sometimes interesting clinical presentation like an abdominal bulge. Come by soon!

 
Aaron Chiropractic Clinic treats thoracic disc herniation that for some patients prompts abdominal pain. 
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