Slipped Disc

Slipped discs occur when the cushion between of the spinal bones “slip” out of the ring. As an experienced orthopaedic surgeon and spine specialist in Singapore, Dr Mash is well trained in early administration of slipped disc treatment for quick return to daily activities and sports.

Symptoms of a slipped disc:

  • Neck pain
  • Low back pain
  • Pain in the arms and legs
  • Tingling, numbness or weakness in the arms and legs
  • Difficulty in passing or holding urine
  • Unsteady walking that is apparent in everyday activities
A slipped disc compressing a nerve for a prolonged period can lead to permanent nerve damage. Therefore, an appointment with a dedicated spine specialist should be made at your earliest availability. Dr Mash is experienced in diagnosing and treating slipped discs and other associated conditions that you may have.

Other disc related conditions:

  • Annular tear
  • Bulging disc
  • Disc degeneration

Types of treatments:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Anti-inflammatory medication
  • Keyhole, minimally-invasive surgery
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Spinal fusion (ACDF/TLIF)