A ‘slipped’ (prolapsed) disc often causes severe lower back or neck pain.
The disc often presses on a nerve root which can cause pain and other symptoms in a leg or arm.
Symptoms Open Close
Lower back pain – the most common symptom
Numbness or tingling in your shoulders, back, arms, hands, legs or feet
Problems bending or straightening your back
Pain in the buttocks, hips or legs if the disc is pressing on the sciatic nerve
What causes slipped disc? Open Close
Exercising too hard
Lifting heavy objects the wrong way
Vibration – from driving or operating machinery
Being inactive or overweight
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