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Schmorl's Nodes In The Lumbar Region: Symptoms And Treatment


It is an upward and descending protrusion that pushes into the soft tissue of the spinal disc.

Schmorl nodes can be found in 19% of the population. [1]

- It requires a proper medical diagnosis
- Lab tests and imaging might be required to detect these nodes
- It can be medically treated

Schmorl's node is an upward and descending protrusion of the spinal disk's soft tissue into the hard tissue of the neighboring vertebrae.


People can experience the following:
- Pain
- Anxiety
- Fatigue
- Radiating lower back pain
- Persistent pain in the back
- Inability to move freely


Self Care: Taking proper rest can help.
Medications: An x-ray needs to be performed on the individual to detect the Schmorl's nodes.

Specialists: Consult a medical professional. Based on the diagnosis, surgery, therapy, medicines, walking aids, etc. can be recommended. At mfine, we cater to different areas of health issues and render the perfect course of treatment based on your requirements.

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