Herniated disc can be a very painful condition. It occurs when the discs placed between your vertebrae tear, and the interior of the disc protrudes. This pressurizes the adjacent nerves. In simpler terms, when the intervertebral discs become compressed an
It’s a normal day, you bend down to pick up that box of books you’ve been meaning to unpack for months, and as you go to stand up, you’re overcome with ‘crippling‘ back pain and a painful shooting sensation down your leg. You find yourself frozen to the spot and in need of some help! There is a good chance you have just experienced an intervertebral disc prolapse or herniation in your lower back, otherwise known as a ‘slipped disc’.