Slipped Disc Treatment
Your spinal column is made of up 26 bones (vertebrae) that are cushioned by disks. The disks protect the bones by absorbing the shocks from daily activities like walking, lifting, and twisting. Disc between vertebrae in the spine that is displaced or partly protruding, pressing on nearby nerves and causing back pain or sciatica.
- Pain and numbness, most commonly on one side of the body
- Pain that extends to your arms and/or legs
- Pain that worsens at night
- Pain that worsens after standing or sitting
- Pain when walking short distances
- Unexplained muscle weakness
- Tingling, aching, or burning sensations in the affected area
- This can happen with age
- Certain motions may also cause a slipped disk
- A disk can slip out of place while you are twisting or turning to lift an object
- Lifting a very large, heavy object can place great strain on the lower back, resulting in a slipped disk.
- Overweight individuals are also at increased risk for a slipped disk because their disks must support the additional weigh