Category: herniated disc

Struggling With Back Pain? A Herniated Disc Might Be The Reason Why! Apr10th 2021

Struggling With Back Pain? A Herniated Disc Might Be The Reason Why!

Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems – including one or more herniated discs. A herniated disc can occur anywhere in your spine. You might be wondering, how can you tell for sure whether you have this specific problem? And if you do have a herniated disc,

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Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs Nov10th 2020

Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs

A herniated disc happens when the outer fibrous layer of a spinal disc (usually in the neck or lower back) tears. This allows the disc’s gel-like filling to leak out into the surrounding joint space. In many cases, this can irritate or compress nearby nerves and other structures, leading to uncomfortable symptoms like back pain,

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herniated disc Jun10th 2020

What do you think is causing your back pain? Could it be a herniated disc? Find out.

Has anyone ever told you they have a “slipped disc”? This term is actually a misnomer, since discs don’t really “slip” but either degenerate, bulge, or herniate. Fortunately, a physical therapist can treat all these issues! The latter condition, called a disc herniation, occurs when the outer layer of the disc tears. This allows the

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