• Apeman Apeman
    April 03, 2009
    What are one or more things that can make a herniated disk worse?
    Apeman Apeman
    April 03, 2009

    What are one or more things that can make a herniated disk worse?

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  • Karen Lee Richards
    Health Guide
    April 04, 2009
    Karen Lee Richards
    Health Guide
    April 04, 2009

    To a certain degree it would depend on what part of the spine the herniation occurs – whether it's a cervical disc or a lumbar disc.  Regardless, I think heavy lifting or any action/movement that puts a strain on the part of the spine with the herniated disc would make it worse.  A doctor or physical therapist could give you more specifics based on the exact location.


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