Nestor PT: Herniated Discs


INSIDE: Is The Source Of Your Pain In Your Thighs? Exercise Essentials Patient Success Spotlight Do you suffer from back or neck pain? At times, this pain can radiate indicating a potential problem with the discs. The bones in your spine are called the vertebrae. The vertebrae are held together and in place by ligaments and small discs that act as shock absorbers. These control your spine’s range of movement, flexibility, and keep the spinal cord safe fromdamage. However, when a disc is damaged, the inside can squeeze out of place and either bulge or herniate, leaving the spinal nerves susceptible to damage. When this occurs, the result is called a “herniated disc”, “slipped” or “ruptured disc.” (continued inside)

Relieving Pain From HerniatedDiscs

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