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Herniated Disc and Chiropractic

Report shows that 90 percent of people with herniated discs get better with chiropractic. If you reside in St. Louis, MO and have been diagnosed with a herniated disc or chronic back pain, call Dr. Holland today at (314) 588-9100 for a consultation.

Dr. Holland has helped many people in St. Louis, MO recover from back pain, and a recent study reinforces what we've seen in our practice: the authors conducted a study of 148 patients with MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation producing back pain, sciatica, pinched nerve, and radiating leg symptoms. The majority of patients (79) dealt with from chronic lumbar disc herniation lasting longer than three months. Thirty seven subjects had disc herniations for less than four weeks at the start of the study.

Each of the test subjects received chiropractic adjustments based upon the needs of each person. After fourteen days, 70% of the participants had significant improvements in pain and disability; and at three months, 90% had substantial gains. Even more important, the improvement was retained by patients, with over 80% of individuals reporting improvement at the one-year mark.

If you live in St. Louis, MO, you need to know that you do not have to endure disc herniations, pinched nerves, or any other type of low back pain. Dr. Holland is here for you. To see if we can help you, give our clinic a call at (314) 588-9100 today for an appointment or consultation.


Lee, Serafin. Outcomes of acute and chronic patients with magnetic resonance imaging-confirmed symptomatic lumbar disc herniation receiving high-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulation therapy: a prospective observational cohort study with one year follow-up. Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics 2014.37(3):155-163.