Herniated disc may appear at any part of your spine. But most of these instances occur in the lower area called the lumbar spine. Some cases also are referred to as cervical herniated disc where the damaged disc is found on the neck area, while it is rare to occur in the thoracic spine. Continue reading
Most people treated with a herniated disc do not require a surgery for their conditions tend to improve after some time. 50% of herniated disc patients recovered after one month of diagnosis and treatments, and by ssix months, 96% have already recovered. Only 10% of people with herniated disc do not show any progress after six weeks of treatment and because of this, herniated disc surgery is considered. Herniated disc surgery is done to reduce the pain and for patients to have normal movements again and body functions. Continue reading
Herniated disc refers to the protrusion of the disc. It is basically the same when one says of a bulging disc. This condition is painful. Its occurrence is manifested by a herniated disc pain that is usually felt on the back area. This condition is generally common on the lumbar area than on other areas of the spine. Continue reading
Sciatica or leg pain due to a herniated or ruptured disc is typically caused by the disc’s soft, gel-like internal substance protruding into its outer covering called annulus fibrosus. As the disc bulges, it compresses on a nerve root along the sciatic nerve radiating pain that is felt from the lower portion of the back down to the legs.
A herniated disc is a tear or wear of the disc. It can also be referred to as disc degeneration. The disc is made up of soft tissues that cushioned against the spaces in between vertebrae in the spine, allowing flexible movements without the vertebrae clashing against each other. Disc diseases, aging or spinal injuries trigger herniated disc. Continue reading