Are Herniated Discs Going To Get Worse?
What is a herniated disc? A herniated disc refers to a softening of the spine’s bones, pressing down on the nerves that surround the backbone. Herniate (pronounced hernee’ate), is a contraction for the word herniate. This means to bulge out. This can also be called a “ruptured disc”. Most herniated discs occur in your lumbar spine. This is the region of your backbone between your hips. Discs are the soft cushions between the bones of your spine. Your spine supports your entire body. The spine protects the nerves and spinal cord. Your spine has discs that allow you to move