Spinal hernia


What is such a spinal hernia?

«The disk hernia …» this expression is often said with special horror. And it is frequent, questions «My further follow will paralyze …?? » , or «Also what now operation …???». What is this disease?. And why does this diagnosis so frighten? . Whether so it is terrible actually? If it is absolutely simple, the disk hernia is a diverticulum of an intervertebral disk back, a spinal cord and intervertebral foramens that conducts to a prelum of radicular nerves and other nervous structures.

It is accepted to distinguish a disk hernia on stages:

1. Protrusion
2. Prolapse
3. Extrusion
4. Sequestration