Herniated disc typically results from the wear and tear due to aging. However, trauma-related herniated disc from a car accident is not uncommon. If there is a herniated disc in your neck, you will likely feel the pain in shoulder and arms. A herniated discs often irritate nearby spinal nerves. Automobile accident patients diagnosed with herniated disc issues usually experience:
A slipped disc or herniated disc occurs when the soft center of the disc pushes through the disc’s exterior or outer ring, irritating the surrounding nerves. Older adults are more common to experience this conditions.
Maps & Directions
BEAT Physical Therapy only advice surgery when the herniated disc causes severe dysfunction or does not respond to nonsurgical treatment. Besides the fact surgery is expensive and complicated, surgery will permanently remove all or part of the herniated disc. So be careful with your decision before you undergo any surgery.
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