Low back pain with pain radiating into the legs is one of the most common injuries in the United States. Many of the patients with these symptoms along with lower extremity weakness may have a herniated disc. Herniated discs are also called protruding, bulging, ruptured, prolapsed, slipped, or degenerated discs. A disc herniation occurs when… Read More Herniated Disc: About back pain and how to treat it.
Eighty percent of individuals suffer from some form of back pain in their lifetimes, and back pain is the second most common cause for people visiting the doctor. Back pain, particularly lumbar pain, is outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Seventy five million Americans will have back pain every year, and 80 percent of the adult… Read More What is lower back pain and how to treat low back pain?