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what does eccentric disc mean

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Herniated disc: It means herniated disc. The disc is a cushion like piece in between the vertebrae. Itabsorbs the shock on walking and body movement. When it comes ou ... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Disc herniation: If your symptoms are left sided and consistant with a l 5 or s1 distribution might want to try an injection for diagnostic reasons good luck mostly g ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spi ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
No clue: please submit more information Dr Z
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Might be age: The term is saying that multiple discs (presumably in your back/neck) are dried out and decreased in size. This happens to everyone as you age and t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Common: Unfortunately, it is a common change with aging, and some of us are genetically predisposed to have more rapid and/or more pronounced disc dessication ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Let's see: Between each vertebral body is a cushion called an intervertebral disc. These act as so-called shock absorbers to the spine. With aging and with ove ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Increased risk: Indicator of poor disc "health" which can predispose to future injury.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: degenerative disc disease is diffuse osteoarthritis of long standing. Two discs does not DJD make.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Clue to disease: The optic disc is the site at the back of the eye where the nerves of vision carry information to the brain. The color and contour (depth) can give t ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behnam Myers
20 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Broad : Usually just means that the discs have lost there fluid content.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Disc bulge: Intervertebral discs are soft structures between the bony vertebrae of the spinal column that function as 'shock absorbers'. They care referred to a ... Read More

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