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Herniated Disc of the Lumbar Spine (Part II)

Last week, I posted about herniated discs in the cervical spine (or neck), but herniated discs can also occur in the lumbar spine (low back). Often times, patients suffering from a herniated disc in the lumbar spine are in the 30 – 40 year old age range. Many of the patients that I treat have injured their back from sporting or lifting incidents, but sometimes the injury occurs just from routine activities like bending over to pick up an object on the floor. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, low back pain affects four out of five people; therefore …

Lower Back Pain: Strains

Have you recently moved, cleaned or performed a series of lifting and are experiencing lower back pain, as a result? Dr. Louis Bisogni featured me on his television show Healthy Frontiers, and here I discuss strains of the lower back and why these can be extremely painful. Watch below, and leave me any questions or comments: