A herniated disc, sometimes referral to as a slipped disc or a ruptured disk, is when one of the cushions (discs) between the vertebra tears and some of the softer “jelly” pushes out through the tougher exterior of the disc.
Pain and tenderness
Weakness and numbness down into your arms and into your fingers.
Physical therapy can help reduce your symptoms and even help you avoid unnecessary surgeries. Our physical therapists may use therapeutic modalities, manual therapy techniques, massage, cervical traction, strengthening/stretching exercises, teach you proper sleeping and ergonomic mechanics to help you recover.