Disc herniations can occur in the cervical, thoracic or lumbar spine, and are often referred to as "ruptures", "bulges", and/or "slipped discs". Discs may herniate as a result of normal wear and tear or secondary to a sudden increase in pressure, as occurs with sneezing, lifting or trauma.
Certain problems with the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee and Ankle can be treated with the use of arthroscopic surgery. A telescope and small instruments can be used without the need for large incisions.
This is a very common disorder causes pain, numbness, and weakness in the hand. This is often localized to the index, and fingers, but in many patients, it is present in the arm and can even radiate into the neck.