Library of herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP) articles

Herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP) is a degenerative spine condition that can result in nerve compression and neck or back pain. When one of the discs that cushion the spine becomes worn, the disc may bulge or rupture, causing the gel-like center to leak into the spinal column. If the disc material comes into contact with the spinal cord or one of the nearby nerve roots, a number of painful symptoms can follow. Read on to find out how Laser Spine Institute can help you treat the chronic pain and discomfort associated with this condition.

Reclaiming your life with Laser Spine Institute

At Laser Spine Institute, we understand it can be overwhelming to deal with neck and back pain. You’re eager to find meaningful pain relief and don’t want to waste precious time bouncing from one place to another looking for the information you need. That’s why we’ve compiled a catalog of helpful articles about HNP — its causes, symptoms, treatments and other important information we think is helpful for our patients to know.

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Find out if our herniated nucleus pulposus surgery is right for you

In many cases, patients experiencing a herniated nucleus pulposus will find pain relief from a steady course of conservative treatments like pain medication, low-impact exercise, hot and cold therapy and rest. However, if your pain persists for several weeks or months after treatment, contact Laser Spine Institute.

At Laser Spine Institute, our minimally invasive spine surgery might be just the thing you need to help you find relief from neck and back pain. Reach out to our dedicated team today for more information on HNP and for your free MRI review* to determine if you are a potential candidate for our outpatient procedures.

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