Can pushing a herniated disc result in more damage?

Answer On One Hand: Complications UncommonAccording to the experts at the Mayo Clinic, a herniated disc is rarely a medical emergency. Further complicating a herniated disc is uncommon. In many cases, phy... Read More »

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What is the difference between a herniated disc&a bulging disc?

Over time, the discs between the vertebrae in the spine dry and weaken, increasing the risk for injury and problems. Varying factors such as old age and injury can cause herniated or bulging discs ... Read More »

Herniated disc for ten months!!!?

I'm 16. I also have a herniated disc from wakeboarding, though mine is in l5-s1. A herniated disc isn't really something that will go away, it just can be treated. I would recommend a good chiropra... Read More »

What is a herniated disc?

A herniated, or slipped, disk is a rupture of the fibrocartilaginous material, or annulus fibrosus, that surrounds the intervertebral disk. The rupture occurs when the disk's center portion, which... Read More »

Is a herniated disc a permanent injury?

On One Hand: Noninvasive TreatmentHerniated disks are painful but they do not have to be lasting. Disks rupture when they are forced out of position within the spinal column, although according to ... Read More »