Herniated Discs : Myth & Fact

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Herniated discs, typically refer to problems in the intervertebral discs, located between the vertebral bodies of your spine that act to cushion the spine against stress. When this jelly-like center of the disk leaks, irritating the nearby nerves and causing back and leg pain. More than 90 percent of herniated discs get better on their own with rest, gentle physical therapy, pain management,and anti-inflammatory medicine. Know more at http://bit.ly/1mPwFrw ‪#MedicalFacts #‎SpineDisorders‬ ‪#SpineSurgery 

Watch Your Back In Pregnancy

22nd AMalfunction in the sacroiliac joint is the most common cause of back pain in pregnancy. While it can be quite painful, this condition is treatable and (especially with treatment) tends to get better after delivery of the baby. Take control while the time is right. Know more at http://bit.ly/1mPwFrw ‪#‎MedicalFacts ‪#‎SpineDisorders‬ ‪#SpineSurgery

Smoking Affects Your Spine As Well

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Smoking cigarettes contributes to hardening of the arteries, which decreases blood supply to areas fed by small vessels. Degenerative spinal problems can be worsened by smoking cigarettes as discs in the spine don’t have their own direct blood supply and rely on surrounding tissue to provide those nutrients. Know more at http://bit.ly/1mPwFrw ‪#‎MedicalFacts‬ ‪#‎SpineDisorders‬ ‪#‎SpineSurgery‬