A disc extrusion is when the jelly like cushioning in between the discs ruptures out. Also known as herniated disc or ruptured disc, disc extrusion occurs when the cushioning is thin and becomes weak. As we get older, this thinning can accelerate with more severe symptoms.
The discs in our spine deal with constant motion from our bodies. As we age, this motion can be damaging and result in our discs being extruded. Patients describe pain symptoms at the localized site that travel along the extremities. Stiffness, soreness, muscle weakness, tingling and numbness are also associated.
The Spine Care Center offers minimally invasive disc extrusion treatment. Our providers can help you understand your condition and properly treat you based on the severity of your condition.
A diagnosis through physical assessment and diagnostic imaging is essential, and medically necessary for a proper diagnosis and treatment regimen. At the Spine Care Center, we offer treatments such as:
Your customized treatment for degenerative spine will be presented by your Spine Care Center provider.