What Causes A Herniated Disc?

Disc herniation occurs more frequently in middle-aged and older people, especially those involved in strenuous physical activity. Symptoms of a herniated disc may also be caused by trauma of some sort such as a car accident or lifting something heavy which may require treatment.

illustrated cause of herniated discs

Generally common causes of a herniated disc include:

  • Aging and general degeneration of the intervertebral discs
  • Trauma related to automobile accidents
  • Sports injuries
  • Improper or heavy lifting

A bulging disc. is often the beginning stage of a herniated disc.

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