What’s the Difference Between Herniated and Bulging Discs

herniated and bulging discs

Discs are the cushions between the vertebrae in the spine. They are made up of cartilage – soft cartilage on the inside with an outer layer of tough cartilage. The 23 vertebral discs in the back have three main roles: acting as a shock absorber, allowing spinal mobility, and acting as ligaments that hold the vertebrae together.  The discs are … Read More