The Spinal Series: Bulging Disc

The Spinal Series: Bulging Disc

What is a Bulging Disc? The human spine is made up of vertebrae and in-between each is a jelly disc (called intervertebral discs) that provide cushioning and acts as a ligament connecting the lower vertebra to the upper one. The outside of each disc is fibrous and holds a inner jelly like substance. A Bulging…

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The Spinal Series: Herniated Disc

The Spinal Series: Herniated Disc

What is a Herniated Disc? The human spine is made up of vertebrae. In between each vertebrae┬áare┬ájelly discs (called intervertebral discs) that provide cushioning and act as a ligament. The outside of each disc is fibrous and holds the inner jelly like substance. If for some reason the outer layer tears, the jelly substance can…

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The Spinal Series: Spinal Stenosis

The Spinal Series: Spinal Stenosis

What is┬áSpinal Stenosis? The center of the spine houses the spinal cord. Spinal stenosis results when the spinal canal narrows. If the space is narrowed (stenosis) pressure can be placed on the spinal cord or the nerves coming out of it, which can cause pain. As with┬ámany spinal injuries, it most often occurs in the…

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