INTERVERTEBRAL DISC HERNIATION is a pathology characterized by changes in the disc anatomy resulting in mechanical compression of the spinal structures.

There are different forms and stages of disc herniation. Choice of treatment will depend on individual symptoms, MRI result and medical history of particular patient.

Below are examples of activity which may increase symptoms of disc herniation.

Temporary avoidance of activity that intensify pain and other symptoms could significantly facilitate spine recovery.

In the oppposite, walking as the example of symmetrical pressure distibiution is often beneficial for the spine.