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Disk Herniation

A single severe strain or injury can cause a herniated disc. However, as age advances, the disc material degrades naturally, and the ligaments that support it weaken. As the degeneration advances, a little strain or twisting action might rupture the disc. The signs and symptoms of a herniated disc include pain while sitting, pain radiating into the legs (sciatica), and increases during certain activities.

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My MRI reports suggest mild arthritic changes in the spine, mild bulging at C5 to C6, and mild disk degeneration. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a disk herniation from C2 to C3, which seems to have cleared up in the most recent image. I also have sporadic twitching of muscles all over my body, and the main problem now is the rotation of the head, and sometimes the head tilts left. My MRI reports suggest mild arthritic cha...  Read Full »

Dr. Mrinal Kumar Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report suggests (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) degenerative disk disease, and the disk bulging is mainly due to the degeneration, which is causing indentati...  Read Full »

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