Tag Archive: Herniated disc

Understanding spinal injuries: Part 2

Herniated disc with extruding nucelous pulposus

In the first article of this two-part series, I discussed the anatomy of the spine. In this part part, I will discuss common spinal cord injuries. There are several types of spinal injuries that can occur because of an accident,…
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Have you been diagnosed with a herniated disc?

A herniated disc occurs when something causes the center nucleus to push past the outer edge of the disc and back towards the spinal canal. If it presses on nearby nerves, the herniated disc can cause severe pain.

Over the many years of my practice, one of the personal injuries sustained by clients all too often is a herniated disc. Sometimes it is called “a slipped disc” or a “ruptured disc”. In this article, I will explain what…
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