Whats a disk herniation?

Symptom Vs Cause. A disc herniation causes sciatica, which is a symptom of back & leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg, .
Soft material. The disks are the soft areas between the bones of the spine. They can rupture and lead to back pain and nerve pain in the arms or legs mot frequently.
Rupture. The disc is that structure that is placed between each vertebra. It acts as a cushion that help absorb shocks from the axial loading of the spine. A herniation indicates that the annular or outer fibers of the disc cannot no longer contain the soft nucleus pulposus. It is like a hole in a tube of tooth paste that develope a hole. The paste begin to push out thru the hole onto the nerve.