Disc Diseases-Disc Prolapse/Slip Disc

Slipped disc is basically a spinal condition where any one of the disc is ruptured. This causes the soft part (gel) of the disc to leak out. Slipped disc puts pressure over the spinal cord and spinal nerve. As a result, excessive pain is experienced, mainly in the lower back. The actual cause of prolapsed disc is not known. However, aging is suggested to be a common factor. Early diagnosis is essential to determine proper measures. The various treatment methods include: