Lumbar Herniated Disc

Lumbar Herniated Disc

Introduction

The lumbar herniated disc is caused due to trauma or wear and tear of everyday life which causes trauma on the disc causing the soft jelly-like structure to leak out in tough exterior leading to herniation of the disc. The herniated spot lies underneath the nerve root pressuring is and causing radiating pain in the leg, pinching and tingling sensation or numbness.

Causes
  • Gradual wear and tear due to aging
  • Using back muscles to life large and heavy objects
  • Over-weight also causes stress on the disk
  • Repetitive lifting, pulling, pushing increases the risk
Symptoms
  • Pain and numbness
  • The problem in performing everyday activities
  • Radiating pain in arm or leg
  • Tingling sensation
  • Weakness in legs causing loss of ability to hold or lift items

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