Herniated Disc Blog

Welcome To The Herniated Disc Blog. This page is updated regularly with all our newest articles and patient guides.


Sep 06, 2017

Degenerative Disc Disease Causes Herniated Discs

Degenerative disc disease causes herniated discs. This is a simple fact. However, herniations caused by DDD are rarely symptom generating.

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Aug 15, 2017

Unrelenting Back Pain, Foot Pain and Numbness

Unrelenting Back Pain, Foot Pain and Numbness story, shared by Mary, provides an account of recurring symptoms following spinal fusion.

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Aug 02, 2017

Herniated Disc Cause Hamstring Pain

Can a herniated disc cause hamstring pain? What mechanisms in the spine can influence the hamstring muscles? Are there alternative explanations?

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Jul 05, 2017

Alleviate Herniated Disc Pain

How can you alleviate herniated disc pain for good? Why is pain recurrent and chronic? What is the answer to long-term herniated disc symptoms?

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Jun 07, 2017

Hill DT Decompression

Hill DT Decompression system offers another option for patients who want curative treatment of disc pathologies without surgery.

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May 09, 2017

Combined Care for Herniated Discs

Combined care for herniated discs uses a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Combined care might provide a number of benefits to disc pain patients.

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Apr 04, 2017

Bowling with a Herniated Disc

Bowling with a herniated disc can be a frightening experience for newly diagnosed patients. Learn how to minimize back pain when bowling.

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Mar 07, 2017

Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Exercises

Lumbar degenerative disc disease exercises are commonly prescribed by physical therapists and chiropractors. Learn the benefits and limitations of exercise therapy for lumbar disc degeneration.

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Feb 01, 2017

Herniated Disc Weak Arm

Herniated disc weak arm syndrome is possible to experience when nerve compression occurs in the upper regions of the spine due to an intervertebral prolapse.

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Jan 05, 2017

Cervical Herniated Disc Treatment

Cervical herniated disc treatment might help to resolve the actual intervertebral bulge or might just help the patient to cope with the symptoms of the herniation.

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Dec 07, 2016

Surgical Consultation for Herniated Disc

Having a surgical consultation for a herniated disc can be scary and often leads to premature or completely unnecessary invasive treatment.

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Dec 02, 2016

Herniated Cervical Disc and Vertigo

Herniated Cervical Disc and Vertigo story sent in by Melinda details a long history of dizziness in association with a cervical herniated disc.

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Nov 08, 2016

Thoracic Bulging Disc

A thoracic bulging disc is the least often seen type of intervertebral protrusion, since the middle spine is far less likely to develop herniated discs.

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Oct 12, 2016

Recovering from Herniated Disc Surgery

Recovering from herniated disc surgery can be a difficult process, and worse, patients must often face the possibility of re-herniation or poor postoperative results.

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Sep 21, 2016

Pathological Herniated Disc

A pathological herniated disc is definitively proven to create symptoms by influencing a nerve or compromising the stability of the spine.

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Aug 24, 2016

Does Scoliosis Cause Herniated Discs

Does scoliosis cause herniated discs? This question is often asked by patients who demonstrate atypical spinal curvatures and bulging discs.

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Jul 27, 2016

Hydrotherapy for Herniated Discs

Hydrotherapy for herniated discs is an all-natural complementary healing technique that is often used as part of a combined care approach to disc pain treatment.

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Jun 23, 2016

Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease Surgery

Cervical degenerative disc disease surgery is an extreme therapy option for the most problematic of disc degeneration conditions in the neck. Learn all about surgical interventions for cervical DDD.

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May 18, 2016

Herniated Discs in Athletes

Herniated discs in athletes are common occurrences that may impose significant restrictions on the ability to compete. Learn about intervertebral herniation in athletics.

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Apr 06, 2016

Discogram

Discogram evaluation is performed to determine if an intervertebral structure might be involved in a dorsalgia complaint. Discography has many serious risks.

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