Ask the Doctors: Herniated Disks and Raynauds Disease

A steroid shot may help your symptoms. Heres what is happening when you have a herniated disk: Your spine consists of a stack of small bones called vertebrae, between which are shock-absorbing disks. These disks have a tough outer layer of cartilage and a jelly-like substance inside. With age, the outer layer can start to deteriorate.
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