Herniated disc (Discopathy)

Herniated disc is a condition affecting the spine, in which rupture of the outer annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc allows the nucleus pulposus to deform and to get out. Herniated disc can be obtained on each disk in the spine, but the two most common forms are cervical disc herniation and lumbar disc herniation. Herniated disc are usually the result of wear and tear, such as frequent work in a sitting position, but mostly at hard labor with frequent heavy lifting. 
 
 

Symptoms of Herniated disc: 

Lumbar disc herniation
Cervical ( neck ) disc herniation
Diagnosis of Herniated disc: 
 
Medical examination and medical history are usually sufficient for the diagnosis of a herniated disc. Neurological examination evaluate muscle reflexes, sensitivity and muscle strength. 
 
Imaging: 
Treatment of Herniated disc: 
 
Most patients with a herniated disc not in need of surgery. Treatment of a herniated disc is usually started with conservative means: 
Surgical treatment – Surgery is an option for patients whose symptoms persist or grow in spite conducted conservative treatment.