Herniated Disc: What Are the Symptoms and Causes?

All bones forming the spine are held together by discs. The discs are like small pillows, round with tough outer layers surrounding the nucleus. Herniated disc in Houston clarifies that the discs are located in the spinal column of each vertebra and act as a shock absorber for your spinal bones.

A herniated disc is that disc fragment pushed into the spinal canal through a rupture or tear in the annulus. Discs that get herniated are those in their early stages of degeneration.

The spinal canal has a small space that is inadequate for displaced, herniated disc fragments, and spinal nerves. The displacement makes the discs press against spinal nerves, causing you pain which can be severe in most cases.… Read the rest