Article updated and reviewed by Scott J. Luhmann, MD, Instructor in Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine on June 24, 2005.
An intervertebral disc is a soft cushion which is sandwiched between the vertebral bodies. A ruptured disc, also called a herniated disc, occurs when the
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