Blog: Herniated Discs

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Dr. Kaixuan Liu with Atlantic Spine Center Describes Bulging and Herniated Discs

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Dr. Kaixuan Liu with Atlantic Spine Center Describes Bulging and Herniated Discs. People know they are getting older when they think TikTok simply refers to the sound of a mechanical clock, they fail…
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What Is the Difference Between a Bulging Disc and a Herniated Disc?

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Dr. Kaixuan Liu explains the differences and similarities between Herniated and Bulging Discs. There's a lot of confusing lingo out there surrounding spinal disc problems, with many people wondering…
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After Microdiscectomy Herniated Disc Surgery — No Time to Sit "Back" and Relax

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Endoscopic Spine Surgeon Dr. Kaixuan Liu Offers Tips to Speed the Recovery Process after a Microdiscectomy. Recovering from surgery to correct a herniated spinal disc is no time to sit "back" and…
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Herniated Disc in the Neck Caused by Whiplash Injury

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Adverse weather conditions (eg, snow and rain) can significantly increase motor vehicle crashes by reducing tire adherence and impairing visibility. According to the US National Research Council, in…
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What Obesity Does to the Spine

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Dr. Kaliq Chang with tips on understanding back pain and spinal damage wrought by carrying too many pounds. With so much focus on the many health risks of obesity – including heart disease, diabetes…
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Slipped (Herniated) Disc: Causes and Treatment

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A herniated disc, also known as a slipped or ruptured disc, occurs when the soft inner portion of a spinal disc pushes through a tear in the outer layer. This can cause pain, numbness, and weakness in…