What Is a Herniated Disc?

A herniated disc can cause pain that radiates from your back all the way down your legs. If you have back pain, your Marietta orthopaedic doctor will consider a herniated disc as one potential source of your complaints. Could this condition be behind your back pain? Watch this video to find out more.

In the video, you'll learn what herniated discs are and how they are different from torn discs. You will also find out how orthopaedic doctors diagnose herniated discs using a combination of your medical history, X-rays, and MRIs, and how pain from herniated discs can be managed using a variety of non-surgical orthopaedic treatments. Back pain can be treated, so talk to an orthopaedic doctor today and get on the road to recovery.