Herniated Disk

This program explains herniated disks. A herniated disk is also known as a bulging disk, compressed disk, herniated intervertebral disk, herniated nucleus pulposus, prolapsed disk, ruptured disk or slipped disk. The program includes the following sections: what is a herniated disk, what is the anatomy of the spine, what are symptoms of a herniated disk, what are the causes of a herniated disk, what are complications of a herniated disk, how is a herniated disk diagnosed, and what are treatment options for a herniated disk.