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  • How to Treat Herniated Discs

    Posted By Atlanta Pain and Rehab || 17-Jul-2017

    A herniated disc is an extremely painful, though somewhat common, condition that affects the spine. When a disc, the jelly-like padding the cushions each vertebra in the spine, is pinched or pushed out through a crack in the exterior, it causes a disc herniation. Anyone can suffer a disc herniation, though the middle-aged or overweight face an increased risk of herniation. As the body naturally ...
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  • What Are Bulging Discs, and How Do They Happen?

    Posted By Atlanta Pain and Rehab || 24-Apr-2017

    Discs are circles of fibers that separate each spinal vertebra to absorb shock and help the spine move more fluidly. A bulging disc happens when a weakened or deteriorated disc swells through a crevice in the spine. Bulging discs typically occur in the lower back. The disc shifts out of its normal position, usually over an extended period of time. There is little or no pain associated with bulging ...
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  • 10 Things to Know About Herniated Discs

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 23-Apr-2014

    Herniated discs are painful. When you suffer a herniated disc you probably find it difficult to move around, hard to relax, and difficult to enjoy life. A herniated disc is a problem affecting one of the rubbery, flat circles that are positioned between your vertebrae. The discs allow the spine to move and bend, and also offer shock absorbing protection for movement. Spinal discs are filled with a ...
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