Why do orthopaedic doctors caution against going to TCM and chiropractors to treat slipped discs?
In general, patients should know their diagnosis first, go through the treatment options before starting the treatments. This is really important for slipped discs as can rupture and compress your spinal cord.
Very often, we see patients going for various treatments such as TCM or chiropractic treatments without actually knowing the exact diagnosis.
This can sometimes be dangerous as there are many factors to look at before executing a treatment.
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