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Herniated Disc Treatment

Report shows that 90% of people with herniated discs improve with chiropractic. If you reside in St. Paul, MN and have been diagnosed with a herniated disc or lower back pain, call Dr. Slater today at (651) 699-3366 for an appointment.

Dr. Slater has helped many people in St. Paul, MN recover from back pain, and a recent research study confirms what we've seen in our clinic: researchers carried out a study of 148 people with MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation causing back pain, sciatica, and radiating leg symptoms. The majority of patients (79) suffered 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.

All of the test subjects received chiropractic adjustments based upon the needs of each person. After two weeks, 70% of the participants had significant improvements in pain and disability; and at three months, 90% had substantial improvement. Most importantly, the progress was retained by patients, with over 80% of individuals reporting improvement at the one-year mark.

If you reside in St. Paul, MN, you need to know that you don't have to suffer from disc herniations or any other type of back pain. Dr. Slater is here for you. To see if we can help you, give our office a call at (651) 699-3366 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.