How does a herniated nucleus pulposus (disc) cause spinal pain?

Disc  herniation and spinal pain  A herniated nucleus pulposus is a more technically correct term that means the same thing as a “herniated disc.” The term is simply a more descriptive way to explain what happens to the disc when Continue reading How does a herniated nucleus pulposus (disc) cause spinal pain?

Pain is a big difference between bulging disc and herniated disc, here’s why

There are many points of difference between bulging disc and herniated disc tissue.  Here is an email that was sent to me wanting to know if two doctors who gave two different diagnoses are saying basically the same thing or Continue reading Pain is a big difference between bulging disc and herniated disc, here’s why

Should I have an operation on my herniated discs?

Dr. Lumbago, Here’s my story. I hope you can tell me what I should do. Last year, almost 14 months ago, I had an accident at work on a fork lift truck when another employee hit me with his fork Continue reading Should I have an operation on my herniated discs?

9 proven ways to get relief from a stiff neck, explained by a spine doctor

Stiff neck or torticollis Symptoms of stiff neck or wry neck stiffness Stiff neck, torticollis, or wry neck, or kink in the neck – it is all the same thing: a condition in which neck pain and muscle spasm is Continue reading 9 proven ways to get relief from a stiff neck, explained by a spine doctor

Here is a method people with a herniated disc are using for back pain relief

What is a herniated disc?  Disc herniation or bulged disc Ruptured disc or herniated disc – what is the difference?  The freely moveable bones (vertebrae) that make up the backbone (spinal column) are separated and cushioned by small flat pieces Continue reading Here is a method people with a herniated disc are using for back pain relief