10 Facts About Slipped disc


Protection from Slipped disc herniation is best provided by core strength and an awareness of body mechanics including posture.

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Symptoms of a herniated Slipped disc can vary depending on the location of the herniation and the types of soft tissue involved.

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Unlike a pulsating pain or pain that comes and goes, which can be caused by muscle spasm, pain from a herniated Slipped disc is usually continuous or at least continuous in a specific position of the body.

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Lumbar Slipped disc herniations occur in the back, most often between the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebral bodies or between the fifth and the sacrum.

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Cervical Slipped disc herniations occur in the neck, most often between the fifth and sixth and the sixth and seventh cervical vertebral bodies.

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Intradural Slipped disc herniation is a rare form of Slipped disc herniation with an incidence of 0.

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The Slipped disc is actually grown together with the adjacent vertebrae and can be squeezed, stretched and twisted, all in small degrees.

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Some authors consider that the term slipped disc is harmful, as it leads to an incorrect idea of what has occurred and thus of the likely outcome.

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Diagnosis of spinal Slipped disc herniation is made by a practitioner on the basis of a patient's history and symptoms, and by physical examination.

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Lumbar Slipped disc herniation occurs 15 times more often than cervical Slipped disc herniation, and it is one of the most common causes of low back pain.

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