A disc extrusion occurs when the jelly-like cushioning between spinal discs ruptures. Also known as a herniated or ruptured disc, a disc extrusion occurs when the cushioning is thin and becomes weak. As we get older, this thinning can accelerate and cause more severe symptoms.
The discs in our spine deal with constant motion and pressure from our bodies. As we age, this motion can be damaging and result in our discs becoming extruded. The most common symptom of an extruded disc is pain around the site that begins to travel throughout nearby extremities. Stiffness, soreness, muscle weakness, tingling, and numbness are also associated.
The Spine Care Center offers minimally invasive disc extrusion treatments in Manassas. Our spine care experts can help you understand your condition and properly treat you based on the severity of your symptoms.
We will begin by performing a full physical assessment with diagnostic imaging in order to provide you with a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. At The Spine Care Center, we offer treatments such as: