Herniated Disc

  • Herniated/Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc

    ANATOMY Vertebral bodies are separated one from another with intervertebral discs. The discs are composed of an inner core (nucleus pulposus) and an outer ring (annulus fibrosus), which supports the nucleus. Intervertebral discs are like “cushions” between vertebrae and serve as the spine’s shock absorbing system. In many cases, intervertebral discs degenerate and lead to […]