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her·ni·at·ed

(her'nē-āt'ĕd),
Denoting any structure protruded through a hernial opening.

herniated

/her·ni·at·ed/ (her´ne-āt″ed) protruding like a hernia; enclosed in a hernia.

herniated

[hur′nē·ā′tid]
pertaining to a tear or abnormal bulge of an organ or organ part through a retaining tissue.

her·ni·at·ed

(hĕr'nē-ā-tĕd)
Denoting any structure protruded through a hernial opening.

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Q. do you know of a good gastro doctor in staten island ny. I have acid refex so bad cant sleep, or lay flat.. years ago was told I had a hiatus hernia, and would only have fLare ups once in a while, have taken nexium for years, and it worked, but not anymore.. I really need to find a good doctor to test me again.

A. yazmine, if you want, you can try consume daily yogurt with a little apple cider vinegar in it (just add 5ml of ACV in your yogurt). some of gastric problems are believed to be caused by some bacteria. apple cider vinegar will help regulate the normal condition inside your gastric mucosa, so that for the long run it probably can help improve your condition.

Q. I have a low back pain that radiates to my leg when i pick up stuff. Is it a disc herniation? I am a 43 years old bank teller. During the past 5 months I've suffered from a low back pain. The pain is not very strong, but it gets much worse while doing physical activity. When i walk or lift heavy things the pain is even stronger, and it radiates to my left leg. Can it be signs for disc herniation?

A. It's possible that you have a nerve impingement from a disc herniation, but not necessarily so. What you need to know is that even if you have a herniated disc, the question is what would the recommended treatment be?
90% or more of herniated discs resolve without surgical treatment within 6 months. MRI imaging is generally only indicated if one is considering surgery; in other words, your pain and neurological status is such that surgery is clinically indicated. Then, an MRI may be helpful for the surgeon. If surgery is not indicated based on clinical/symptoms, then it probably is unwise to get an MRI. They often show abnormalities that are simply 'red herrings' and often prompt people to proceed with surgery that really is not needed. Beware!

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Herniated disc patients with radiating leg pain are in a great deal of pain and are forced to give up their quality of life.
The percutaneous lumbar discectomy removes the tissue causing the problem from the herniated disc by suction.
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The flight surgeon stated an opinion that the subsequent history of a herniated disc could be traced directly to the treatment Cheney received as a POW.
Multiplanar imaging allows for the detection of soft-tissue continuity and provides the ability to view the gyral pattern; the characteristic signal intensity of the herniated brain makes MRI the ideal imaging method for diagnosis and surgical planning.
PHYSICAL THERAPY wasn't relieving the pain Erin Cornell experienced from two herniated discs, one in the lumbar area and the other in the cervical region of her spine.
If it squirts out of the annulus fibrosus, it is a herniated disk that can be painful.
Ala-Kokko and her colleagues have now linked a defect in a collagen gene to herniated disks, an excruciatingly painful back problem that afflicts many people.
1991), retrospectively examined the myelograms of 433 patients with herniated thoracic discs in order to determine the relationship between morphological features on the myelograms and actual physical symptoms.
Nocimed is pleased to announce a scientific abstract titled "MR Spectroscopy in Non-Herniated Painful, Herniated Painful, and Non-Painful Lumbar Discs" has been accepted for oral podium presentation on Friday, February 22 between 1:45 - 3:45pm at the American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR) 2013 annual conference being held February 21-24, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
His injury was initially described as a jammed neck and upper back spasms however a MRI later diagnosed a much more serious ailment - a large herniated disc in his thoracic spine located deep inside his chest cavity.