The terms ‘herniated disc’ and ‘bulging disc’ are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are actually two different conditions. A herniated disc happens when there is a crack on the outer layer of the disc. A bulging disc occurs when the nucleus or center of the disc squeezes into the cracks of the discs outer covering.
There are countless fitness magazines, blogs, articles, and websites that talk about healthy weight and what’s acceptable and what’s not. We are inundated with information obsessing over the human body and what looks good.
This blog is not another one of those articles. We are not concerned about your body weight in terms of how you look,
According to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, pediatric pars fractures occur in children involved in “repetitive bending and straightening of the spine. They are generally self-limited and get better with rest followed by rehabilitation.” Pars fractures, also called lumbar spondylolysis, can affect 30% of adolescents, especially if they are involved in sports.
Perhaps one of the most well known bone conditions, osteoporosis is “a condition that causes thinning of the bones. This can result in fractures, deformity, and even death” as stated by spine-health.com. Though common, osteoporosis is quite treatable with certain medications, supplements, and sometimes even surgery.