Slipped disc directory
A slipped disc, also known as a herniated or a prolapsed disc, occurs when the spongy, soft material that cushions the bones of the spine (vertebrae) slips out of place or becomes damaged. You can have a slipped disc in any part of your spine. When a slipped disc presses on a nerve, it can cause pain, numbness, and weakness in the area of the body where the nerve travels. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about slipped discs, what a prolapsed disc looks like, how to treat it and much more.
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