What Is a Bulging Disc?
Your spinal bones are cushioned by small discs along the vertebrae. A bulging disc occurs when one of the discs is damaged, eventually causing the disc to bulge or break off. A bulging disc is also referred to as a herniated disc in the medical...
What is a bulging disc? This diagnosis occurs when a disc bulges through a
space in the spine. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments.
You may think a bulging disc is the same as a herniated disc, but there is a
difference. With a herniated disc, a crack occurs in the outer layer of the disc,
Herniated disc, bulging disc, slipped disc are interchangeable terms. The cause
of the pain, typically a pinched nerve or painful disc, is more important.
A physician answers patient questions about alternatives to exercise to treat
A bulging disc is a condition in which the nucleus (inner portion) of a spinal disc
remains contained within the annulus fibrosus (outer portion), unlike a herniated
Do you have a bulging disc that's causing you back pain strong enough to
interfere with your job, family life or normal day-to-day activities? Feeling afraid
Bulging discs are one of the most common causes of spinal discomfort and pain.
Learn about how patients are seeking relief.
Dec 7, 2016 ... Compared with a bulging disk, a herniated disk is more likely to cause pain
because it protrudes farther and is more likely to compress nerve ...