How Chronic Pain Affects Your Mind, Body, and Life

September 16, 2021

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Woman on couch with her back pain

Everyone experiences pain at some point in their lives, but it’s not supposed to last for a long time. Any pain that doesn’t go away after 3 to 6 months is classified as chronic pain, and while you may think that you can learn to live with it at first, you should never underestimate the impact it can have on you. Understanding how chronic pain affects your life helps highlight the importance of seeking effective pain management in Culver City. Read on to learn about the possible effects of chronic pain on your mind, body, and life.

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The Difference Between a Herniated Disc and a Bulging Disc

August 19, 2021

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X-ray image showing a bulging disc in the spine

You may have heard the terms “bulging disc” or “herniated disc” when talking to your chiropractor about back pain. It can be easy to get these terms mixed up; both involve the discs separating the vertebrae in your spine, both are known for causing serious discomfort, and both are often treated with spinal decompression in Los Angeles. But despite some similarities, a bulging disc is not the same thing as a herniated disc, and it’s important to know the difference so that you understand the problem that your chiropractor is trying to fix.

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6 Ways to Naturally Relieve Back Pain

July 14, 2021

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Man suffering from lower back pain

Up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives according to the American Chiropractic Association. Naturally, your chiropractor can offer a number of solutions to help you find relief, including non-surgical spinal decompression. But there are also some steps you can take on your own to reduce your pain. Below are 6 natural strategies for effectively dealing with back pain in Los Angeles.

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Back Surgery: Is It Worth the Risk?

April 24, 2021

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Surgeon pointing to vertebrae on a model spine

When you spend a long time battling back pain, the idea of having surgery performed to stop it can sound very appealing. But just like any other kind of surgery, this procedure carries the risk of various complications. In a worst-case scenario, you may end up suffering from further pain and impairment, and you might even require additional treatments afterwards. Before you decide to commit to back surgery in Culver City, you should take the time to learn more about the risks involved – as well as other, less-invasive options.

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Can Sciatica Hurt Your Sex Life?

February 12, 2021

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Illustration of lower spine suffering from sciatica

Have you been suffering from lower back pain, weakness in your muscles, and a strange numbness in your legs or feet? In many cases, all of these seemingly unrelated symptoms can be traced back to the sciatic nerve – the largest nerve in your body that actually consists of 5 different nerves. Untreated sciatica can disrupt your life in many different ways, and for men, that can include your love life. Could your back pain have anything to do with your erectile dysfunction (ED)? Read on to see how sciatica and ED in Los Angeles might be linked.

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Why Does My Knee Hurt? 4 Causes of Knee Pain

February 8, 2021

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Man on walk clutching his knee in pain

Your knee is easily the largest joint in your body – which unfortunately makes it rather susceptible to injury. The bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons that all make up the knee can be damaged in various ways. Some injuries can be easily addressed with rehabilitation exercises while others might call for surgery. Below, you’ll learn more about 4 common causes of knee pain and how they might be addressed.

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Dr. Rozenberg Joins the International Medical Advisory Board on Spinal Decompression

January 13, 2021

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Dr. Rozenberg’s award for being appointed to the board

Dr. Brigette Rozenberg is excited to have been appointed to the International Medical Advisory Board on Spinal Decompression – an honor extended to only a select few chiropractors and other physicians. As a specialist in the field of non-surgical spinal decompression in Van Nuys, she looks forward to continuing to help her patients enjoy pain-free lifestyles with minimally invasive treatments. Read on to learn more about her appointment and what it means you can expect when you visit the Spine & Disc Center.

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Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg: National Award-Winning Chiropractor

December 30, 2020

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Model of a spine on a desk by computer

Through dedicated training and hard work, Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg has earned advanced certification for non-surgical decompression and has also been appointed to the non-surgical spinal decompression advisory board. She is honored to have received this recognition and looks forward to continuing to put her skills to the best use possible: helping you and your loved ones enjoy pain-free lives! Read on to learn more about Dr. Rozenberg’s accomplishments and what separates her from other chiropractors in the area.

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What’s the Real Reason Your Back Hurts?

December 14, 2020

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Illustration of back pain; shirtless man rubbing his back

You wake up in the morning and are immediately greeted with a familiar ache in your lower back. More than 29 percent of adults over the age of 18 suffer from back pain in some shape or form. To find relief, it’s important to determine what the cause of your back pain in Los Angeles is. This can be easier said than done since the discomfort can have so many different sources. Below are 5 common reasons for back pain and what you can do about them.

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Why Good Posture is Important When Working from Home

November 24, 2020

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Woman sitting on couch with her legs crossed typing on laptop

If you’ve been working at home recently, then you might have found that your posture has changed while you’re working on your computer. For example, perhaps you sit on your bed or on the floor instead of on a chair. While these may seem like harmless changes at first, eventually you may end up noticing that your back and other parts of your body tend to hurt more than they used to. If you want to avoid unnecessary back pain in Van Nuys, it’s important to recognize poor posture habits for what they are.

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