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Why does regional pain in the spinal joints and discs get worse over time?

Gerald M. Silverman
Chiropractic Medicine
Regional pain (localized muscle pain) progresses well beyond the simple uncomfortable achiness and soreness. When joint- or disc-related regional pain occurs, a severe toothlike or stabbing pain is felt almost constantly throughout the region. Then, if the combination of inflammation and restriction lasts long enough or becomes severe enough, they quickly lead to the second pattern, called referred pain (when the nerves that surround your joints or discs become irritated to the point that they affect a distant area).
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