Posts Tagged "disc herniation"

Spinal disc the ball bearings of the spine.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Back Pain, exercise, Sciatica, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Ball Bearings of the Spine           Spinal disc,  they can degenerate, tear, bulge or even herniate,  but they do not slip!   Although when most use the terminology of slipped disc they are describing one of the above terms. This of your spinal disc as the ball bearings of your spine.  They separate each vertebrae and create necessary spacing for our nerves to exit the our spinal cord and connect to all our vital tissues to our brain.  They act as a cushioning to force between your spinal segments.  The disc has two main components first a layer of  rings of fibrous tissue called the anulus fibrosis.  The second component is  a...

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