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What is the difference between disc herniation and disc bulge in the lumbar spine ? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm There is a difference between a disc herniation and a disc bulge. Both can be diagnosed by looking at a lumbar MRI. A disc is made up of two parts Nucleus- the inside part of the disc that is soft and compressible Annulus- the outer portion or ring that contains the nucleus With a disc bulge the material within a disc will rema ... Read on »
Herniated Disc: Do You Have a Pinched Nerve or Disc Pain? What Next? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 16 Jan 2011 12:00am San Francisco Herniated Disc Doctor Comments: We have been helping patients with herniated discs in San Francisco for almost 20 years now. During this time we have treated thousands of patients with herniated lumbar discs and herniated cervical disc conditions. What we have found is summarized by this excellent article on ... Read on »
The Differences In Various Lumber Disc Conditions… by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sat 12 Dec 2009 9:21am 1 Comment I often have patients that bring in their MRI report page with a very confused look on their face. Doctor- can you tell me what this word means? The lumbar spine consists of five vertebrae or spinal segments. Between each segment is a disc. This disc acts as a shock absorber so we can do things like: run, jump, twist, and lift. It also acts ... Read on »
I Have A Tear In My Disc, What Does This Mean? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 24 May 2009 10:35pm Most often times your doctor or your MRI report is referring to a tear of the Annulus Fibrosis. This is the outer layer of your disc. This disc is made up of an outer fiber called the annulus. This is a cartilaginous material slightly more firm than the inner, more gel-like nucleus pulposis. When the nucleus leaks out it’s referred to a ... Read on »
Why does a herniated or bulging disc cause neck pain? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:32pm Our cervical traction neck pillow often helps individuals who experience neck pain associated with numbness and tingling into the arms and the hands. In particular when a person has a bulging or herniated disc in the cervical spine, pressure is put on the cervical spine nerves. The cervical traction neck pillow puts the proper c curve in your spi ... Read on »
Herniated Or Bulging Disc? Get Help Before It's Too Late! by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 2:36pm At CT Spine And Disc Center we take Disc Herniations and Bulging Discs very seriously. These conditions usually do not get better on their own and typically get Worse! To help understand your spine and discs think of your discs as jely donuts. Between each bone of the spine you have one. The discs allow us to move, run, jump, and a ... Read on »
Back pain treatment NYC-Herniated disc NYC by Dr. Shoshany Facebook Posted Sun 02 May 2010 8:41pm Back Pain treatment NYC Contact the NYC Back pain specialists at or call us for an immediate appointment at 212-645-8151 What Is Spinal Decompression Therapy? and how can it help my Back pain NYC. Proven Non - Surgical Treatment for Back Pain NYC Spinal Decompression Therapy (also known simply as Spinal Decom ... Read on »
A Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With The First Step… by misswaxie Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm   Dear Readers,  As the text of these comics is entered into each post as an image, all search engines from google to wordpress can’t read the words, thus making these comics very near un-searchable. In order to counter this, I’m going to be giving a short summary sentence after each comic so it shows up on keyword searches. Thanks ... Read on »
Do you have a herniated disc? by jasmine a. Patient Expert Posted Wed 11 Jul 2007 12:00am Diagnosed With a Herniated Disc? By: Dr. Robert Duvall, DPT, ATC, MGFI You've probably heard people say they have a "slipped" or "ruptured" disc in the back. Sometimes they complain that their back “went out”. What they're most likely describing is a herniated disc. This condition is a common so ... Read on »
Can A Disc in the Lower Back Just Go Bad? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 21 May 2009 10:34pm Yes and no. Over time we will get some degeneration in our spine no matter what. Just from work, sports, physical activities, slips and falls etc . . . your body will have some wear and tear. However, that degeneration should be minimal and not cause major back pain. What typically happens is that an injury happens to part of your back (one of ... Read on »