Slipped Disc

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What does it mean by slip disc? Can the disc be restored? Is there a cure? How long will it take for complete healing if there is a cure?Thanks / shirley

Slipped Disc

Slipped Disc is a painful rupture of the fibrocartilage of the disc between the spinal vertebrae. It occurs most often in the lumbar region.
Mechanical physiotherapy treatment (McKenzie, Mulligan, and Kaltenborn) could be helpful, depending on the stage of protrusion.
If natural healing fails to occur surgery may be required to remove the disc, and the affected vertebrae fused to keep them from rubbing together.

   

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