How do you define ruptured disk?

Answer Discs exist between the vertebrae in your back. They act as a cushion between the bones as you move through life -- sitting, standing, bending and simply moving. Good posture and a healthy lifestyl... Read More »

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What is a ruptured cervical disk?

A ruptured cervical disk, sometimes called a slipped disk or herniated disk, occurs when the jelly-like center of a disk in the spine ruptures through a weakened area in the outer wall. This aggrav... Read More »

What are the treatments for a ruptured cervical disk?

A ruptured (or herniated/"slipped") cervical disk occurs when the disk's gelatinous inner layer breaks through the tough outer covering, irritating nerves in the spinal canal. "More than 90 percent... Read More »

I think I may have ruptured my eardrum?

Im pretty sure if you have a ruptured ear drum you are temporarily deaf in that ear until it heals. I may be wrong but it just sounds like you've damaged your ear in some other way.Ok scratch that.... Read More »

Ruptured appendix help?

Most people do survive this with good medical care, but there's no way to know from afar whether one patient will be okay as it is potentially life-threatening. He is likely to have a longer than n... Read More »