Category Archives: Disc Injuries

Degenerative Disc Disease. Spinal Decompression helps relieve pain.

DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE Degeneration of the inter-vertebral disc, which is often called degenerative disc disease (DDD) of the spine, is a common disorder of the lower spine. Disc degeneration can lead to other disorders such as spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal that houses the spinal cord and nerve roots), spondylolisthesis (forward slippage of… Read More »

Spinal Decompression for Disc Bulge.

BULGING DISC Below is an example of a bulging disc in the lumbar spine (lower back). The disc is marked by a #1. In the figure, the red material represents the injured nucleus pulposus. Under normal conditions, the nucleus pulposus is a yellowish color that is centered completely in the middle. As seen in this… Read More »