How to Diagnose a Bulging or Ruptured Disc?

Answer A herniated disc, also called a ruptured, bulging or slipped disc, is a condition caused by spinal discs that move out of place, which compresses the spinal nerves. This condition results in pain, ... 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 »

What is a ruptured disc?

Between the vertebrae on your spine are pads called discs, which consist of a jelly-type substance encased in a bony shell. A ruptured or herniated disc occurs when this jelly pokes through the a c... Read More »

How to Sleep with a Ruptured Disc?

A ruptured disc occurs when the strong outer covering of the disc tears. When this happens, the disc ruptures and you will experience pain and discomfort in the spine and lower back area. Since the... Read More »

What does a bulging disc look like?

Cushioned discs are located between each vertebra in the spine. Occasionally, these discs extend outside their normal space; this is called a bulging disc. A bulging disc can have many different lo... Read More »