Telltale Signs of a Disc Herniation

Telltale Signs of a Disc Herniation A lot of back pain is the result of spinal disk herniations. The spinal disks sit between your vertebrae and act as elastic cushions for your backbone. Sometimes an injury from impact or overexertion causes the disks to rupture or get knocked out of place, jabbing into nerve bundles and back muscles. This is especially common among older patients. Over time the disks become stiffer and tougher. This means that they’re more likely to break than bend, and you (read more...)