The spinal column comprises the vertebrae, discs, and spinal cord. Each set of two adjacent vertebrae in the spine have a cushiony disc between them. The disc protects the vertebrae from rubbing against each other when the person bends their torso backward, forward, or to the sides, providing smooth [Read More]
Reasons for a Discectomy
As we grow older, we begin experiencing aches and pains. The back is one of the most common areas in which those age-related pains can happen, and a herniated disc in the spine may be the cause. The spinal column is made up of bones (vertebrae) that are separated and cushioned by discs, which [Read More]
What’s the Difference Between a Bulging Disc and a Herniated Disc?
Have you ever woken with purpose, completed that divine morning stretch, and thought to yourself – “I feel tall today”? As it turns out, your spine actually is elongated in those waking hours as opposed to the evening. That’s because, during a typical day, our spine feels the constant impact we put [Read More]