Herniated Discs

By Ehren Allen, Certified Manual Therapist/Physical Therapist

Herniated Discs

By: Ehren Allen, Certified Manual Therapist/Physical Therapist

Herniated discs are a common injury that can affect any part of the spine. A herniated disc can cause severe pain and other problems in the arms or legs.

A herniated disc is a common cause of pain in the lower back which can cause a variety of symptoms in the back or neck. It may also cause symptoms in the arms and legs. Symptoms may range form mild discomfort, to severe pain and loss of strength and sensation. The JOI Spine team has experts to evaluate and treat herniated discs. Treatment options range from conservative therapy to advanced surgical procedures.

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Physical Therapy

Whether you are suffering from back issues, joint pain, or injuries resulting from any type of activity, JOI has 12 physical therapy clinics conveniently located in Jacksonville and Northeast FL who specialize in orthopedic rehab. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment at JOI Rehab for physical therapy, call (904) 858-7045. Our Fast Track Program can get you a PT appointment within 24 hours of your doctor appointment.

There is no need to live with back pain from a herniated disc.

To schedule an appointment with an Orthopaedic Back and Neck Specialist, click below or call JOI-2000

 

Where is Telemedicine frequently used?

All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time, we can still provide orthopaedic Telehealth services for you. Through the download of the free Zoom app on the your phone, tablet or laptop. Our physicians and Telehealth for Physical Therapy can evaluate you and provide the care you need.

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.

 

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