Slipped Disc

It's a condition where the cushion like substance between the two vertebra move from its original position and may or may not compress the spinal nerves.

Symptoms:

Can have no symptoms, but people may experience:

Pain areas: in the arm, back, foot, or leg

Muscular: muscle weakness, muscle spasms, or overactive reflexes

Sensory: numbness in leg or hand, pins and needles, or uncomfortable tingling and burning stiffness

Treated by Physiotherapist

 

Imaging: Physiotherapist will perform physical examination, and in severe cases to check the extent of slipped disc we may require MRI

Lab Test: not required unless there is any suspected underlying patholgy

 

Not every disc needs intervention , treatment includes medication, physiotherapy