Lumbar herniated disc and Cervical Herniated Disc

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If you experience any of the above slated tips then without having to wait, schedule an appointment with Erik Bendiks, MD, to get the right and effective treatment for both lumbar and cervical disc herniation.

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Symptoms of Lumbar herniated disc and Cervical Herniated Disc Cervical Herniated Disc vs Lumbar Herniated Disc

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Before proceeding with the symptoms of Cervical and Lumbar herniated disc , it is important for you to know what exactly herniated disc is. Weakness or injury can cause protruding of the inner part of the disc through outer ring. This condition is known as herniated or slipped disc. It can trigger discomfort as well as pain. In case, herniated disc compresses any spinal nerve, numbness and pain surfaces through the affected nerve.

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It is a condition which is diagnosed when the inner part of a disc in the neck leaks out of the disc or herniates pressing a neighboring nerve root. It affects people aged between 30 and fifty years of age. Symptoms of Cervical herniated disc can begin spontaneously. Arm pain, numbness and tingling down the arm right into the fingertips are some of the most common symptoms. Discs located in cervical spine are not large, however there is little space for nerves which means that even a small herniation of disc can impinge the nerve causing intense pain. Reading further you will learn about the symptoms of lumbar and cervical disc herniation . Cervical Herniated Disc

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Lumbar Herniated Disc The weak spot located in the outer part of the intervertebral disc is under the spinal nerve root, thus a herniation in this part places pressure on the affected nerve. This nerve runs through the leg. Any form of pinched nerve in the lower area of spine may cause pain from down the legs into the foot.

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Symptoms of Lumbar disc herniation Pain in the buttock or in the lower back Leg pain (sciatica) which might be accompanied by with or without pain in lower back Pain in the buttock or lower back Tingling, numbness or weakness in the leg In rare cases, loss of bowel control or bladder might also occur

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If you experience any of the above slated tips then without having to wait, schedule an appointment with Erik Bendiks , MD , to get the right and effective treatment for both lumbar and cervical disc herniation . Erik T Bendiks MD, Orthopedic Surgery & Treatment of Spinal Conditions, Atlanta GA

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