The Symptoms of Herniated disk can vary depending upon the location it's affected.
- Herniated disc symptoms in the lumbar spine.
Herniated disk problem in the lumbar spine is most easily identifiable with a leg pain,also known as ‘Sciatica’.A majority of herniated disks occur at the L5 or S1 Nerve,characterized by a pain radiating down the sciatic nerve.
Herniated disk symptoms in the lumbar spine are further characterized as follows.
A lumbar segment (L4 and L5) usually shows a L5 nerve pinching or tear.Further,it's also characterised by a phenomenon called “foot drop” a weakness appearing, while raising the big toe and the ankle.Also, a pain will be felt on top of your foot.Sometimes weakness is shown,while standing on the toes and the p...