Disc Herniation

2021-05-01T11:41:12-07:00

By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DCDisc herniations occur when there is a disruption in the outer layer of an intervertebral disc (the annulus fibrosis), causing the inner jelly-like material (the nucleus pulposus) to become displaced. The most common direction for this material to move is posterolaterally (angled back and to the side), which can exert pressure [...]