A herniated disc is a common injury in which one of the discs in your spine protrudes from its casing, pressing into one of the nerves in the surrounding area. Herniated discs can affect any part of the spine, and they can cause severe pain and other problems in the arms or legs.
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Herniated discs, also known as slipped discs, are a common condition that occur when the soft cushion-like material in the spinal column pushes through the outer layer. This puts pressure on the spinal nerves and can cause a variety of symptoms. Here are some of the most common symptoms of herniated discs:
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it's important to see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis. Treatment for herniated discs may include:
If you think you may have a herniated disc, it's important to seek medical attention as soon as possible to prevent further damage and ensure proper treatment.
Herniated discs can be caused by a number of factors, including aging, work-related activities that involve heavy lifting or repetitive bending, and a sedentary lifestyle. In some cases, traumatic injury can also cause a herniated disc.
Yes, there are several things you can do to reduce your risk of developing a herniated disc. Maintaining a healthy weight, practicing good posture, exercising regularly (especially exercises that strengthen the muscles supporting your spine), and avoiding activities that put excessive strain on your back can all help reduce your risk.
Yes! The Physicians believe that leading-edge care for chronic back pain should be accessible to everyone who needs it, and we’re proud to accept insurance from providers across the Atlanta area. Visit our page to see our list of accepted providers.
If you’re ready to find relief from spinal pain, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists are here to consult with you, answer your questions, and get you started on the road to relief. Schedule your appointment today using our easy online tool.