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Does neural foramina narrowing cause herniated disk?

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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See below: Two seperate things foraminal narrowing is from settling and loss of spacing or bone spurs disc herniation are caused by pushing disc material through a preexisting crack radial tear commonpresent in people over 30.
Answered on Feb 10, 2016

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