Herniated Disc Blog Posts

Tiger Woods Undergoes Microdiscectomy Surgery for a Pinched Nerve

Tiger Woods has returned to competition following a 15 month hiatus from a microdisectomy procedure.

Understanding Cervical Herniated Discs

If one of your cervical discs herniates, you may feel pain in your neck, arm, and even your hands and/or fingers.

How Microdiscectomy Can Relieve Pain

A microdiscectomy may decrease your leg pain, weakness, and/or numbness from a lumbar herniated disc.

3 Simple Tips to Relieve Sciatic Pain from a Lumbar Herniated Disc

Steroid injections, mental pain control techniques, and pain medication can help to alleviate sciatic pain from a lumbar herniated disc.

3 Hamstring Stretches to Relieve Lumbar Herniated Disc Pain

These three hamstring stretches may help relieve the radiating sciatic pain that can be caused by a lumbar herniated disc.

Understanding Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda equina syndrome is a condition that affects the nerve roots in your lumbar spine. Find out more about this rare condition that is considered to be a medical emergency.

How a Lumbar Herniated Disc Causes Sciatica

When the gel-like interior of a lumbar disc herniates, the inflammatory proteins can aggravate your sciatic nerve roots.

Is My Hand Pain from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Something Else?

When you have pain and numbness in your hand, there are a few likely causes. Learn what they are, and what symptoms they usually cause.

6 Tips to Have a Productive Doctor’s Visit if You Have Sciatica

Visiting the doctor for your sciatica symptoms? These 6 tips can help you maximize your appointment.

4 Commonly Overlooked Sciatica Remedies

Radiating sciatic pain can make it difficult to keep up with your daily activities. These 4 commonly overlooked sciatica remedies can help get you back on track.