Conditions Treated Culver City and Van Nuys, CA
We want to see all our patients attain and maintain a level of wellness care. This is when your body is fully healed and only needing maintenance adjustments. It is still recommended to come in for periodic adjustments to keep things running smoothly. This requires a quick visit 1-4 times per month based on your lifestyle and goals.

Back Pain Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Back Pain

Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg offers effective chiropractic treatment for back pain from her practice, the The Spine & Disc Center, located in Culver City and Van Nuys, California. Patients from throughout Los Angeles seek out her care when suffering from back pain related to injuries and auto accidents.

Since back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, it is vital to know how to prevent the cause of back pain. By maintaining a healthy diet and weight, remaining active and avoiding prolonged inactivity or bed rest are all important ways to avoid back pain. Before doing exercises or any physical activity, it is recommended to warm up and/or stretch.

Some other preventative measures are to maintain proper posture, wear comfortable, low-heeled shoes and sleep on a mattress of medium firmness to minimize any curvature in your spine. It is always good to remember to lift with your knees, do not twist when lifting and keep objects close to your body.
Another lifestyle to avoid is smoking which impairs blood flow resulting in oxygen and nutrient deprivation to spinal tissues. By working with your doctor or chiropractor is the best way to ensure your working space is ergonomically correct. While nothing is fool-proof, these are helpful ways to prevent yourself from becoming the next statistic.

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neck pain services Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Neck Pain

Patients from throughout Los Angeles have access to expert chiropractic care for neck pain with Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg at the The Spine & Disc Center, located in Culver City and Van Nuys, California.

The neck, also called the cervical spine, begins at the base of the skull and contains seven small vertebrae. The cervical spine supports the full weight of your head which is on average about 12 pounds. While the cervical spine can move your head in nearly every direction, this flexibility makes the neck very susceptible to pain and injury.

The neck’s susceptibility to injury is due in part to biomechanics. Activities and events that affect cervical biomechanics include extended sitting, repetitive movement, accidents, falls and blows to the body or head, normal aging, and everyday wear and tear. Neck pain can be very bothersome, and it can have a variety of causes.

A neck adjustment (also known as cervical manipulation) is a precise procedure where pressure is applied to the joints of the neck, usually by hand. A neck adjustment works to improve the mobility of the spine and to restore range of motion. Patients typically notice an improved ability to turn and tilt the head as well as a reduction of pain, soreness and stiffness.

Our team here at The Spine & Disc Center will develop a program of care that may combine more than one type of treatment depending on your personal needs. In addition to manipulation, the treatment plan may also include mobilization, massage or rehabilitative exercises.

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Shoulder Pain Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a very common condition and affects almost half of the U.S. Most patients feel some sort of pain, limited range of motion, an inability to engage in activities of daily living (ADL) or something more serious as a permanent disability.

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Headaches/migraines For Teens Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Headaches/Migraines

Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg provides effective chiropractic treatments to help patients from throughout Los Angeles who suffer from headaches. Appointments are available at her practice, the The Spine & Disc Center, conveniently located in Culver City and Van Nuys, California.

Unfortunately, many people suffer from migraines. Migraines are throbbing headaches that are often presaged by fuzzy eyesight, sensitivity to light and sound, and even vomiting. Although migraines are linked to stress, many people have found going to the chiropractor has helped relieve their migraine problems immensely.

Patients with migraine problems also typically have neck pain issues, a family history of migraines, and nasal congestion. Since migraines are not fun for anyone, it is no wonder so many people look for relief.

Chiropractic treatment has helped so many people get rid of their migraines, even for good! Prior to treatment, our educated and compassionate chiropractor will also take you through a physical exam to ensure that there are no other reasons behind your pain. After this, we start by trying sensitive trigger points in your lower neck and upper back muscles. By stimulating these areas, the migraine symptoms will actually start to go away.

The success of this and the severity of your pain will determine what further treatment will be required. We will also go over your sleep patterns and overall health. Sometimes this plays a role in your migraine problems.

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Sports Injury Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Sports Injury

Patients from throughout Los Angeles who have suffered sports injuries will find expert care with Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg and her associates at the The Spine & Disc Center in Culver City and Van Nuys, California.

Despite doing everything right — stretching beforehand, wearing the proper equipment, or engaging in the appropriate training — sports-related injuries happen to the best of us. Whether you were playing in a championship tournament or weekend pickup game, the most important thing to know when playing sports on any level is that if you get hurt, stop playing immediately as continuing to play can cause more harm than good.

From the slightest sprain to a major dislocation, sports injuries are serious and almost always require medical diagnosis and treatment. The most common sports injuries include:

  • Knee injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Shin splints
  • Strains and sprains
  • Swollen muscles
  • Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow
  • Joint injuries
  • Rotator cuff and shoulder injuries

The first step in treating your injury is receiving a medical diagnosis from an experienced professional like our chiropractor. The treatment and prognosis of your sports injury vary on the severity of your pain and the extent of the injury itself, and usually starts with rest, ice, compression and elevation of the affected area. Other treatments that may be recommended by our chiropractor at The Spine & Disc Center include chiropractic care, pain relievers or other medications, physical therapy and rehabilitation, or even surgery.

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Auto Injuries Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Auto Injuries

Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg provides thorough and effective treatment for patients from throughout Los Angeles who have whiplash or whiplash-like injuries. Dr. Rozenberg helps patients to find pain relief and healing treatment for whiplash from her practice, the The Spine & Disc Center, located in Culver City and Van Nuys, California.

Even a "minor" crash can result in serious injuries like ligament sprains. This can lead to chronic pain and disability if not treated properly. In fact, research shows that early treatment is the best way to prevent long-term symptoms. Chiropractic adjustments are effective because they help restore the healthy, normal function of your nervous system without the use of drugs or surgery.

Some of the symptoms seen in auto injury patients include:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Dizziness or Vertigo
  • Headache
  • Jaw Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Radicular Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

If you are suffering from any of these symptoms, we can help. Give us a call today to request an appointment today!

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Neuropathy Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a medical condition caused by damaged nerve cells and often associated with autoimmune diseases, infections, diabetes, tumors, or hereditary conditions. Peripheral neuropathy currently affects over 20 million people in the United States with symptoms ranging from tingling or burning pain and nausea to muscle spasms, difficulty moving your arms or legs, or atrophy.

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Knee Pain Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Knee Pain

Knee pain is increasingly becoming a more common problem in society. It is a complaint we see frequently. The most common complaint associated with knee pain is considered the normal “wear and tear.” Another ailment that affects the knee is osteoarthritis. The symptoms and progression of osteoarthritis and knee pain can be reduced through our individualized approach to chiropractic care.

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Sciatica Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Sciatica

Patients from throughout Los Angeles who suffer from sciatica and lower back pain will find relief and care through the gifted chiropractors at the The Spine & Disc Center in Culver City and Van Nuys, California. Led by Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg, the practitioners offer customized care to meet the specific needs of each patient.

Sciatica refers to back pain caused by a problem with the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerves is a large nerve that runs from the lower back down the back of each leg. When this nerve is injured or pressure is put on it, it can cause pain in the lower back that radiates to the hip, buttocks and one or both legs.

Sciatica is characterized by pain in the lower back that radiates down one or both legs. The pain is described as dully, achy, sharp, pins and needles or similar to electric shocks. Other symptoms associated with sciatica include burning, numbness and tingling sensations. Sciatic nerve pain varies in intensity from mild to severe, and frequency may range from occasional to constant. The onset is generally gradual and not necessarily associated with a precipitating event.

Sciatica is also known as radiating or referred pain, neuropathy, or neuralgia.

The Spine & Disc Center regularly treats sciatica and knowledgeable in this area. Since there are many disorders that cause sciatica, The Spine & Disc Center will determine what is the root cause of your sciatica by taking a thorough patient history, physical and neurological exam. In some instances, diagnostic testing might be necessary; such as, an x-ray, MRI, CT scan and/or electrodiagnostic test (electromyography). These examinations and tests help to detect possible contraindications to spinal adjustments and other chiropractic therapies.

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Concussion Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Concussion

Dr. Rozenberg and the team at the The Spine & Disc Center in Culver City and Van Nuys, California, offer treatment and care for patients from throughout Los Angeles who have suffered a concussion.

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Herniated Disk Culver City and Van Nuys, CA

Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc

A herniated disc, also known as a slipped disc, is one of the most common conditions to affect the spine. While it can occur anywhere along your spine, it most frequently occurs in the neck or lower back. Discs are essentially small cushions that sit between each of the vertebrae in your spine. When a disc herniates or slips, the disc ruptures, allowing the nerve center to move and become pinched between the vertebrae.

You may have a herniated disc if you’re experiencing back pain, numbness or a tingling sensation in either of your arms or legs or even shooting pains when you make sudden movements, like coughing or sneezing.

Before our chiropractor can prescribe the best treatment, additional medical tests may be necessary to better diagnose the severity of your slipped disc. These tests can include x-rays, MRIs or cat scans, and are all non-invasive but will help our chiropractor to correctly identify and treat your disc herniation.

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