A cervical herniated disc occurs when the inner core of a disc protrudes out and presses on a nerve root. Herniated discs are most common in adults between the ages of 30-50, but may occur in older or younger patients, as well.
While in some cases a cervical herniated disc is the result of some form of trauma (such as a car accident or sports injury), many times they manifest with seemingly no known cause of origin.
The symptoms associated with a herniated disc vary depending on exactly which disc herniated, but common signs of a cervical herniated disc include:
Each person is different and explains their symptoms differently, as well, so your symptoms may include slight variations of those listed above.schedule a consultation