Treating a Herniated Disc in the Neck or Low Back

Back pain is a common complaint as we age. But how do you know if your pain is muscle-related or if you're suffering from a herniated disc? A herniated disc, also known as a bulging, ruptured or slipped disc, is a condition that typically occurs in the neck or low back.

Spine specialists Jacob Buchowski, MD, MS, and Deeptee Jain, MD, discuss what a herniated disc is, common symptoms and what type of treatments are available to relieve your pain.