What is a herniated disk with multiple layers?

Answer If you have torn one of the layers of cartilage in your spinal disks, you may actually be suffering from a bulging disk and not a herniated disk. Each disk in the back has a soft core inside of sev... Read More »

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What are multiple layers of a herniated disc?

When an intervertebral disc becomes herniated, the outer layers of the disc are damaged so they no longer provide appropriate support for the vertebrae it is meant to separate, resulting in an ofte... Read More »

How to Support Someone With a Herniated Disk?

Your spine is quite literally the backbone of your body. Each bone or vertebra in the spine is supported by a disk. These disks become damaged when they tear or bulge; this is known as a herniated ... Read More »

Is heat or ice better for a herniated disk?

On One Hand: Use Ice At FirstIce should be applied to a herniated disk immediately after the injury occurs to reduce pain and inflammation, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disor... Read More »

How to Recover From a Herniated Disk?

A herniated disk can be quite painful, but you could also have this condition for quite some time without realizing it. It can happen suddenly from an event like a wreck or from repeated physical a... Read More »