When a fragment of vertebral disc dislodges from the disc, it presses up against a nerve in the spinal cord and this can cause the most agonizing back pain. The cause of this pain is what’s known in laymans terms as ‘a slipped disc.’ The correct medical term is ‘ herniated disc.’ Considerations in providing a diagnosis of disc herniation include symptoms experienced, … [Read more...]
What is a Herniated Disc Surgery?
Herniated disc surgery is often a frightening prospect for many sufferers of chronic back pain. Nearly 80% of the world’s population will experience some form of back pain at some point in their lives. In most cases treatment is not sought and the pain usually resolves itself within about six weeks. Those who are not as fortunate may find that their ongoing pain and discomfort … [Read more...]