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Can you tell me what is lumbar disc protrusion?
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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Disc not intact
Disc protusion means that the soft part of your disc is bulging through an ares of weakness of the tough outer layer.

In brief: Disc not intact
Disc protusion means that the soft part of your disc is bulging through an ares of weakness of the tough outer layer.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: A disc herniation
It is a disc herniation in the lower (lumbar) back.
It is just another name for this.

In brief: A disc herniation
It is a disc herniation in the lower (lumbar) back.
It is just another name for this.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: A disc herniation
Lumbar means the spine region in the lower back.
A disc protrusion is another way to say a disc herniation which is when a piece of disc material moves out of its normal position.

In brief: A disc herniation
Lumbar means the spine region in the lower back.
A disc protrusion is another way to say a disc herniation which is when a piece of disc material moves out of its normal position.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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