Herniated Discs: What Are They and How Are They Treated?

2022-07-25T12:51:44-04:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Conditions|Tags: , |

A herniated disc is also referred to as a slipped or ruptured disc. It is a spinal condition in which the soft discs (like cushions or spacers) between each vertebra move or slip out. This can result in pain ranging from an aching back to a burning pain that can radiate (sciatica) down the leg [...]

Herniated Discs and Spinal Pain

2022-07-25T13:01:08-04:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Conditions|Tags: , , |

  My doctor said I herniated a disc, what does that mean? The common metaphor used by practitioners to explain a disc herniation is the jelly donut. Imagine your spine with each vertebrae stacked on top of each other. Now imagine that in between each vertebrae is a jelly donut. Your disc is the space in between each [...]

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