A herniated disc occurs when the outer portion of a spinal disc breaks down and the inner portion leaks out. The inner portion of the disc that extrudes can then irritate or compress nearby nerves, causing radiating pain.
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RETRAIN BACK PAIN® SELF-ASSESSMENT
Smart self-inquiry is key for identifying why your back hurts. The following questions may serve to identify helpful behavior modifications and possible treatment options.
1. Does the pain change in intensity?
- If you wake up in pain or it worsens throughout...
A testament to the importance and the impressive power that the humanistic component of clinical practice has in the treatment of acute and chronic pain.
Let's be clear: Catastrophizing is not a word.
That doesn't stop us from doing it. We all catastrophize when we experience pain or fear.