Also called a slipped or ruptured disc, a herniated disc is a common condition which can be painful and debilitating. This condition is the major cause of surgery of the spine among adults, and requires immediate treatment for the patient to get relief. Let us look at the various aspects of this condition, so that you get to understand it much better.
That’s how the majority of those suffering from cervical herniated discs recall the experience. The vertebra of the neck is separated by discs to avoid grinding and abrasion. When the inner core of these discs herniate, or leak, out of the disc itself and start pressing on a nerve root, trouble and pain quickly ensue.