People between the ages of 20-40 are more likely to have a lumbar (low-back) disc bulge/herniation than any other age group.  This is because this age group most commonly performs jobs/sports that are likely to cause this type of injury.  Heavy lifting, repetitive lifting, extended time sitting (e.g., long-haul truckers) and working on your hands and knees (e.g., carpet installers and plumbers) are some of the most common causes of lumbar disc injuries.

If you are having low-back pain come see us today.  Only a trained physician can accurately determine whether your symptoms are from a disc injury or elsewhere.  Call for an appointment today: 503-235-7130

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