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All Posts Tagged: Herniated Disc

5 Common Car Accident Injuries

Getting into a car accident isn’t something any of us expect to happen, whether we’re headed into work, taking to kids to school, on a family road trip or simply running daily errands. Yet every day, thousands of car wrecks occur on U.S. roadways — some minor, some resulting in injuries and, sadly, about 100 resulting in the death of at least one person.

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Is a herniated disc causing your back pain?

Your spine isn’t one solid piece of bone. It’s actually made up of many small individual bones called vertebrae. Located between each vertebra in the spinal column are small, round, flat discs with a tough outer layer and a soft, jelly-like material on the inside. These discs cushion the vertebrae and act as shock absorbers for the spine.

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5 reasons why your back may be hurting

5 Common Reasons for Back Pain 

Back pain is a common ailment among people of all ages. More than 26 million Americans between the ages of 20-64 experience frequent back pain, and the majority of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives. It is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and low back pain is the single leading cause of disability in Americans under 45.

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How Much Does Back Surgery Cost?

An Overview of Back Surgery Costs

Back surgery is typically recommended only when non-surgical treatments have failed to relieve symptoms. If you have exhausted all other options and you are having chronic pain, you may start to wonder if back surgery is for you. One of the first questions on your mind is most likely, how much will a back surgery cost? Here is an overview of the costs of several different procedures in case you may need to have a surgery performed. Please be advised that the prices can differ depending on your location, insurance, and type of surgery.

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Surgery Options For Herniated Discs

If a course of nonsurgical treatments is not effective for relieving pain from a herniated disc, lumbar decompression surgery may be considered as an option. Often a microdiscectomy also known as microdecompression is used to treat nerve compression from a herniated disc.

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