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What is a Slipped Disc?
How is it caused?
Age and the Disc
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activities adequate arms avoided back muscles back-rest backache backwards balance base of support bending body mechanics bones buttocks car seat carrying cause centre of gravity chair comfortable condition correct disc lesion disc protrusion doctor driver dura mater efficiency exercises factor fatigue feet flexion floor foot force forward gives rise hands heavy object increased industry injury intervertebral disc joints knees labour laminectomy legs line of gravity load low back curve low back pain lower back lumbago lumbar curve lumbar spine lumbar vertebrae maintain manipulation mechanically efficient ment move movement neck normal occurs one's patient pelvis person physical physiotherapist possible postural training prevent principles protruding pulling pushing relaxation requires rest sacrum sciatica shoulder sitting slightly slipped disc sometimes spinal column spine stability stooping straight straighten strain strength structures suffer symptoms tension thigh tion traction treatment trunk vehicle vertebrae vertebral column weight-arm whilst women worker X-rays