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March 15, 2019 Is a Slipped Disc the Same as a Herniated Disc?
A slipped disc is the informal term for a herniated disc in the spine. This medical condition may also be referred to as a prolapsed disc. A diagnosis from a top Los Angeles spine surgeon of a slipped, herniated, or prolapsed disc means that the soft, inner portion of a disc in your spine is protruding through the tough outer portion of the disc.