You have been suffering with stenosis, herniated discs, bulging discs, and degenerative discs. You have spent months and even years bouncing from one recommended treatment to another, trying to find anything that will relieve your pain. You may have tried chiropractic, physical therapy, epidural injections, laser, and perhaps even surgery in a desperate effort to solve your spinal problems.

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You might be surprised to discover that you haven’t actually been treating your problem at all. The real cause of your condition remains hidden from you, and your disc is still slowly dying, which is why nothing you’ve tried so far has provided lasting results. If this sounds like your situation, rest assured that you are not alone.

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Contact us to find out if you are a candidate for our patented treatment. Come in for a complimentary consultation with our staff.  Dr. Rafferty will review your MRI at no charge.  If you do not have an MRI, we will assist you in that process.

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What Is IntraDiscNutrosis®?

The Disc Institute ® uses its own intellectual property and is not based on physical therapy or chiropractic ideas. IntraDiscNutrosis ® is an FDA cleared treatment for spinal stenosis, sciatica, bulging discs, herniated discs, and degenerative disc disease (DDD). IntraDiscNutrosis ® treats the problem of why the disc is dying, instead of treating the secondary conditions or symptoms that have manifested from the dying disc. It is non-invasive, safe, and effective.

Only a dying disc has conditions. When a disc starts to die it degenerates, collapses, bulges, herniates, etc. The condition is not the problem. The problem is a loss of circulation to the disc because of a failed pump mechanism. Healthy discs have a working pump mechanism that generates circulation to the disc. Discs with proper circulation are constantly in a state of self-repair and healing. The Disc Institute ® uses an MRI or CT image to verify a dying, degenerative disc, which is conclusive evidence of a failed pump mechanism, and rule out any other pathology.

IntraDiscNutrosis ® corrects and restores the pump mechanism so that normal circulation returns to the disc, which allows the disc to self-repair/heal. Once the disc heals, the bulges and herniations are naturally corrected and the patient receives long-term clinical benefits. This approach is based on science and physiology which is why it is so effective and safe. IntraDiscNutrosis® is performed on a medical device that has six patents and is exclusively available at The Disc Institute ® .

Common medical procedures like epidural injections are not FDA approved for the spine, and surgery is not FDA regulated. Physical therapy, chiropractic, weight loss, exercise/stretching, epidurals and surgery do not treat the pump mechanism and were never designed to bring direct circulation to the disc. The disc keeps dying with these treatments even if there is some short-term pain relief. They are not disc-healing treatments.

Is IntraDiscNutrosis® right for you?

If you’re suffering from sciatica, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, herniated disc, bulging discs, or any other painful neck or back condition, give us a call to see if IntraDiscNutrosis® is the right solution for you.  IntraDiscNutrosis® is non-invasive, safe, and effective. Our patients have been in your shoes.  After meeting with Dr. Rafferty, they discovered what was missing from other treatments that they tried.  They understood how IntraDiscNutrosis® at The Disc Institute® of Pittsburgh is the answer for their serious disc problem.