Your spinal discs are shock-absorbent, circular pads of tissue that fit between your spine’s vertebrae (bones). They protect and stabilize your spine. Discs have a fibrous outer layer and a soft, jelly-like core called the central pulp. When the central pulp starts to push outward, it causes a bulge. If the outer layer tears, the pulp can herniate, pushing through or leaking into your spinal canal.
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