slipped disc

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Synonyms for slipped disc

a painful rupture of the fibrocartilage of the disc between spinal vertebrae

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Slipped discs often occur in the lower back and as well as pain, can cause weakness, pins and needles or tingling sensations.
An MRI test revealed that Anthony had severe cervical spondylosis - an aggravated 'wear and tear' of the vertebrae and discs in the neck, resulting in a herniated disc or slipped disc.
It could be: 6 Sciatica, pain due to pressure on the sciatic nerve possibly due to a slipped disc.
But nearly half the slipped disc patients studied by the scientists tested positive for bacterial infection.
The conventional methods used for treating slipped discs aren't effective enough.
Richard Quinn: has come out of retirement after responding well to treatment for slipped discs
She has a slipped disc in her back, which means she can't stand up properly and relies more and more on her wheelchair.
They are used to diagnose conditions from slipped discs to brain and stomach ailments.
A pounds 1m MRI scanner, which uses radio wave technology to diagnose conditions from slipped discs to brain disorders, bone tumours and heart defects, has been installed at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Apparently, Joe smokes his home-grown crop to relieve the pain which he gets from the slipped discs in his back.
But 14 per cent have pulled muscles, twisted ankles, broken toes and even slipped discs.
REALITY: The majority of slipped discs heal without surgery.
LANE RECUPERATING: Two slipped discs have forced Nathan Lane to quit the London West End run of ``The Producers'' almost two weeks earlier than planned.