Spinal disc herniation, also known as a slipped disc, is a medical condition
affecting the spine in which a tear in the outer, fibrous ring of an intervertebral
Sometimes called a slipped disk or a ruptured disk, a herniated disk occurs when
some of the softer "jelly" pushes out through a crack in the tougher exterior.
Herniated disc, bulging disc, slipped disc are interchangeable terms. The cause
of the pain, typically a pinched nerve or painful disc, is more important.
Detailed video outlining how a herniated disc occurs and how it can cause pain
and other symptoms depending on the location of the disc herniation.
What is a herniated disc? Learn what it is and what causes it.
Feb 22, 2016 ... Read about herniated disc (disc herniation of the spine) symptoms and treatment
options, including exercises and surgery. A ruptured disc ...
Sometimes called a slipped or ruptured disk, a herniated disk most often occurs
in your lower back. It is one of the most common causes of low back pain, as well
When people say they have a "slipped" or "ruptured" disk in their neck or lower
back, what they are actually describing is a herniated disk-a common source of ...
Injury or weakness can cause the inner portion of the disk to protrude through the
outer ring. This is known as a slipped, herniated, or prolapsed disk.
Jan 8, 2016 ... A herniated or slipped disc means that one of the soft cushions or discs between
your vertebrae or spinal bones pushes out. Find out about it ...