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Broad Based Disc Protrusion

broad based disc protrusion 300x300 Broad Based Disc ProtrusionA disc protrusion that encompasses more than 25% and up to 50% of the circumference of the disc itself, is called broad based disc protrusion.

So basically the term “broad based” only refers to the actual size of the bulge and nothing else.

It does not mean that having a broad based disc protrusion is more or less severe than a regular disc protrusion.


Nonetheless it is crucial to take care of it as soon as you find out about the disc protrusion. By finding the underlying cause of your back pain, you can use a targeted treatment and exercise combination that suits your own unique condition.

Read this free book to find out how you can proceed to get rid of your disc protrusion soon and for good.

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3 Responses to “Broad Based Disc Protrusion”

  1. Focal Disc Protrusion | www.discprotrusion.info on September 9th, 2010 3:23 pm

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  2. What is a Disc Protrusion? | www.discprotrusion.info on April 23rd, 2011 10:09 am

    [...] Depending on where and how the nucleus pulposus is squeezed out of its casing (could be to the back, side, with a broad or a small base etc.), disc protrusions get additional terms like: central disc protrusion, posterior disc protrusion, focal disc protrusion, broad based disc protrusion… [...]

  3. getahun on June 8th, 2011 1:30 pm

    one radiologist put his finding on my back pain as follows
    “L2-3 and L4-5 small posterior central broad based disc protrusion causes spinal canal and bilateral neural foramen stenosis at the same levels”
    could any specialist interpet for me what it means and what treatment to take
    thanks
    getahun

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