Lumbar Herniated Disc
A herniated disc, also referred to as a bulging, ruptured or slipped disc, is one that protrudes into the spinal canal and applies pressure to a nerve root. A herniated lumbar disc can cause pain in the back and all the way down the legs and feet. About 90% of herniated discs occur in the lumbar spine. Treatment for a herniated disc includes anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy and steroid injections. Surgery is usually not required. When surgery is indicated it can usually be done through a minimally-invasive approach. At Redwood Orthopaedic Surgery Associates in Santa Rosa, CA we specialize in diagnosing and treating lumbar herniated discs.
Redwood Orthopaedic Surgery Associates proudly provides patients from Santa Rosa, CA and surrounding areas with treatment for lumbar herniated discs. Contact us at (707) 544-3400 or fill out a Contact Form here.