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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.
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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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