Herniated Disc (Slipped Disc)

About- A herniated disk also called spinal disc herniation or slipped disk, disk prolapse, or a ruptured disk occurs when a soft cushion of tissue between the bones in the spine pushes out.
 
Symptoms-
herniated disk Bowel and bladder incontinence
herniated disk Cauda equina syndrome
herniated disk Difficulty walking
herniated disk Lower back pain
herniated disk Muscle spasm in the neck
herniated disk Muscle weakness
herniated disk Back pain often is worsened upon standing and decreases with lying down
herniated disk Pain, numbness or tingling sensation in the shoulders, back, arms, hands, legs or feet
herniated disk Pinched nerve
herniated disk Sciatica
herniated disk Stiff neck 
 
Causes-
herniated disk Fall or a blow to the back 
herniated disk Gradual, aging-related wear and tear 
herniated disk Use back muscles instead of the leg and thigh muscles to lift large, heavy objects
 
Risk Factors
herniated disk Excess body weight
herniated disk Genetics
herniated disk People with physically demanding jobs
herniated disk Smoking

Specialists to visit
Neurologist Neurologist

Neurologist Neurosurgeon
Neurologist Orthopedic Surgeon
Neurologist Physiotherapist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.health.harvard.edu
https://www.aans.org
https://orthoinfo.aaos.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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