Disc injuries occur in many different ways. Sometimes disc injuries occur from picking up heavy objects in your home or from twisting the wrong way to pass an object. Often, disc injuries occur from traumatic incidents, such as car crashes or other accidents.
The spine is a sophisticated system of nerves, ligaments, bones and blood vessels. Disc injuries occur when a disc bulges or slides out of place and reaches the nerves. A slipped disc places pressure on nerves, and this causes back pain. The most commonly known term associated with this is a herniated disc.
Disc injuries usually cause lower back pain. Additional symptoms of disc injuries include:
When your disc injuries are caused by another’s negligence as part of a car accident or fall, you may be entitled to recover for your past and future medical expenses, lost wages and legal fees. To discuss your legal options, call our experienced San Diego personal injury attorney.