Tagged: disc protrusion

(Jan – Feb 2013 Vol 47) Chiropractic Cases: The Frozen Shoulder

Andy, who is in his late forties, came to our clinic in October 2012 with the inability to raise his shoulder in all directions. For the past year he complained of lower back pain and pain in his neck and shoulder while resting and during activity.

Disc protrusion

Your spine is made up of a series of bones separated by small cushions called discs. If a disc is strained beyond its limit, it can bulge or rupture and put pressure on one of the spinal nerves. This painful condition is called disc protrusion. This animation shows how disc protrusion can develop.