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annular tear vs. herniated disc

gleatoneggleatone Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 9:02 AM in Degenerative Disc Disease
What is the difference between an annular tear and a herniated disc?


  • A tear is a tear in the disc and herniated disc is a bulge in the disc,

    Read all the information on the site and it will describe the diference in the 2 among many other conditions,

    Also if you could give some medical back ground would be helpfull, Such as have you seen a specialist and what they said,
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