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INTERVERTEBRAL HERNIA. HOW TO WIN

Intervertebral or, as it is also called, intervertebral hernia (usually both definitions are used) is an unpleasant problem that is very poisonous to life. Since such a hernia always occurs between adjacent vertebrae, hereinafter I will use the term “intervertebral”.

In order to understand what an intervertebral hernia is, I will give a more understandable household comparison.

A car tire consists of rubber, inside of which passes an amplifier, the so-called cord. If the cord breaks for some reason, then in this place, the air compressed inside, squeezes part of the tire out. A bulge appears on the wheel, which is called a hernia.

In the case of intervertebral hernia, approximately the same thing happens. Soft cartilage located between adjacent vertebrae is called the pulpous nucleus. The pulpous nucleus is surrounded by a strong connective tissue – the fibrous ring. If for any reason a rupture of the fibrous ring occurs, then, through this rupture, part of the pulpous nucleus is squeezed out. In this case, the patient is diagnosed with an intervertebral hernia. The stronger the rupture of the fibrous ring, the larger the hernia.

When a hernia occurs, adjacent vertebrae come closer to each other and can clamp the richly innervated meniscus tissue inside the joint. If such squeezing occurs, our wise body triggers a reflex mechanism that blocks the muscles in this segment of the spine. The purpose of this blockage is to try to exclude further movement in the joint and prevent injury to the spinal cord!

The stronger the meniscoid tissue is squeezed, the greater the body’s part the body tries to immobilize. There is a restriction of mobility and excruciating pain, from which a person is very suffering. Usually, the restriction of mobility is excessive, but such a block cannot be removed by itself.

Medicine offers several ways to solve this problem.

The first is a blockade. The point is this. You are injected with pain-blocking injections. The brain is disconnected and “does not hear.” A person begins to move without feeling pain, gradually stiffness passes, but the hernia remains, as it was before the next exacerbation. And by the way, it can start at any moment.

The second way is more radical. It involves surgical intervention with the removal of the intervertebral disc and the fusion of adjacent discs with each other. The operation is dangerous. Such operations are performed only by highly qualified surgeons. Nevertheless, there remains a risk of injuring the spinal cord with all the ensuing consequences. And further. After removal of one intervertebral disc, the load is redistributed to the remaining. In this case, there is a risk of hernias in neighboring segments of the spine. As a result, new hernias may appear. Ask the surgeon, he will tell you about it.

Is it possible to cure an intervertebral hernia, to defeat this ailment? Yes it is possible. But the question here is not whether this is possible, but whether you are ready for this? Any patient coming to the doctor with a problem that has tormented him for years is always waiting for a miracle. He expects that his problem will be solved in 1,2, 3 – 5 .. etc. procedures. In any case, in the foreseeable future. The trouble is that, using this desire and hope, many “healers” “warm their hands”, promising a quick recovery if you pay … Or buy something … or … or … (options are possible).

Of course, for example, a chiropractor in a few procedures will relieve your pain. And sincere thanks to such a doctor! But. Your hernia is not going anywhere. The manual hernia therapist does not “correct”. Removes blocks – yes. There will be no blocks, there will be no pain – yes. But we’re talking about curing an intervertebral hernia, right? Nevertheless, this is exactly the way when it is possible to coexist with a hernia. But keep in mind, with age, the problem will worsen.

The hernia will be cured when the fibrous ring and the normal height of the intervertebral discs are restored. This requires a whole range of therapeutic measures. Moreover, the complex! Only massage or just our simulator or only exercises will not help you selectively. Each therapeutic agent solves only its part of the task. The result will be, if only to do everything together.

This complex of therapeutic measures, you must perform not even a month or two .. and not three! You should spend much more time on treatment – from a year to a year and a half. This includes massage, proper dosed unloading of the spine and certain physical activity. Then you really will defeat your ailment. Then, you can have a full, healthy spine. But, honestly, tell me – how many are willing to spend so much time and effort? Here I am about the same))).

Nonetheless. To you, those who are ready to go to the end, i.e. until full recovery, I say – know, there is such a path and you can go it. They would beat strength and desire.

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