Disc protrusions occur when the damaged discs begin to move out of place. The discs in the spine go through an aging process similar to the rest of our body. Disc protrusion is a leading factor to neck or back pain. The discs in the spine are challenged everyday by our motions.
Often called spinal disc deterioration, disc protrusion can be present without any significant symptoms. Disc protrusion occurs with natural aging, however if any traumatic injuries to the spine occur, these may lead to an aggravated condition. The nerves may become irritated when touched by the protruding disc. Numbness, tingling, traveling pain and stiffness are all common symptoms when disc protrusions are present.
At the Spine Care Center our health professionals are experts in treatments of the spine. At your visit, you will receive a full explanation of your condition, a thoughtful treatment plan, using the most conservative and minimally invasive treatment available. Medical imaging is usually necessary to clearly identify the problematic disc(s). At the Spine Care Center, we offer treatments such as:
Your customized treatment for disc protrusions will be presented by your Spine Care Center provider in Virginia.