Intervertebral Disc Disease

Intro to Health and Med- Period 7 Cheyanne Wallace

Definition

Lumbar also known as intervertebral disc disease is a frequent source of low back pain. Bulging, protruding, extruding, or sequestered discs can result in lumbar disk disease.


Pictures of Intervertebral Disc Disease

Questions for the class:

1. What is the difference between Degenerative Disc Disease and Herniated Disc Disease?

2. What is the purpose of Intervertebral Discs (The squishy part in the spine)?