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Could a motorcycle accident cause a protruding disc?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Yes: The forces when you fall or twist in an accident can cause bulging or herniated disks.
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
Trauma Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: And continued riding will make it worse.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Sure: Depending on what happened the spine can be affected. Recommend getting an MRI and evaluation if your are not improving in 3-4 weeks.

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