Herniated disk slipped disk symptoms

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The Symptoms of Herniated disk can vary depending upon the location it's affected. 1. Herniated disc symptoms in the lumbar spine. Herniated disk problem in the lumbar spine is most easily identifiable with a leg pain,also known as ‘Sciatica’.A majority of herniated disks occur at the L5 or S1 Nerve,characterized by a pain radiating down the sciatic nerve. Herniated disk symptoms in the lumbar spine are further characterized as follows. A lumbar segment (L4 and L5) usually shows a L5 nerve pinching or tear.Further,it's also characterised by a phenomenon called “foot drop” a weakness appearing, while raising the big toe and the ankle.Also, a pain will be felt on top of your foot.Sometimes weakness is shown,while standing on the toes and the pain may radiate all throughout the foot.

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Herniated disk/slipped disk symptoms. anicenterforhealthandhealing.com/blogs/post/herniated-disk-slipped-disk-symptoms The Symptoms of Herniated disk can vary depending upon the location its affected. 1. Herniated disc symptoms in the lumbar spine. Herniated disk problem in the lumbar spine is most easily identifiable with a leg painalso known as ‘Sciatica’.A majority of herniated disks occur at the L5 or S1 Nervecharacterized by a pain radiating down the sciatic nerve. Herniated disk symptoms in the lumbar spine are further characterized as follows. A lumbar segment L4 and L5 usually shows a L5 nerve pinching or tear.Furtherits also characterised by a phenomenon called “foot drop” a weakness appearing while raising the big toe and the ankle.Also a pain will be felt on top of your foot.Sometimes weakness is shownwhile standing on the toes and the pain may radiate all throughout the foot. b Herniated disk symptoms in the cervical spine. The Symptoms of herniated disk in the cervical spine mayvary depending on the level.The most common symptoms are various nerve roots pinchinga weakness in the deltoid muscle in the upper armbicepstricepswrist extensor musclesextensor muscles of the fingersweakness in the gripping of the hand shoulder paininsensibilityprickleand pain radiating to the thumb side of the handand into the middle finger down the tricepsand also on the little finger side of the hand.It’s not necessary that all the symptoms are present and the symptoms may vary depending upon the nerve thats affected. cHerniated disk symptoms in the Thoracic spine. In this case the painwhen feltis felt in the upper back/chest area. 1 / 1

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