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intr.v. her·ni·at·ed, her·ni·at·ing, her·ni·ates
To protrude through an abnormal bodily opening.

her′ni·a′tion n.


vb (intr)
(Pathology) pathol to protrude as a hernia


(ˈhɜr niˌeɪt)

v.i. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to protrude abnormally so as to constitute a hernia.
her`ni•a′tion, n.
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Along those lines, he is now using a new chiropractic table with built-in capabilities that allow him to provide spinal decompression therapies for the neck and low back, an effective way of treating disc herniations, sciatica and neuropathy.
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrinsic Therapeutics, a medical device company focused on treating lumbar disc herniations, announced that patient enrollment is now complete in the company's randomized superiority clinical trial of the Barricaid anular closure device, and the first of four PMA modules has been submitted to the FDA.
com)-- Tri-County Chiropractic of Exton is dedicated to offering the latest, state-of-the-art therapies for treating pain in the neck and low back caused by pinched nerves, disc bulges, disc herniations, facet syndrome, arthritis, sciatica and other degenerative changes that occur in the spine.
More than 200 cases of muscle herniations in the lower extremities have been reported, however, there is no epidemiological study in the literature regarding the incidence of tibialis anterior muscle herniation.
Cephaloceles are congenital herniations of intracranial contents into the skull's bony defects.
There is a 70% male predominance, with most occurring on the right side and are more commonly direct herniations (5).
Included is a chapter on the nomenclature used to describe disc herniations.
In addition, the review cited literature indicated that patients with larger herniations are more likely to experience a recurrence of pain.
Disc herniations may be demonstrated on an MRI scan, but may not necessarily be the cause of a person's pain.
An MRI should be performed in all suspected acute disc herniations
Subjects had to have radicular pain (below the knee for lumbar herniations, into the anterior thigh for upper lumbar herniations), a positive nerve-root tension sign (a positive straight leg raise of 30-70 degrees), or a corresponding neurologic deficit (depressed reflex, decreased sensation, or weakness in a myotomal distribution).
The natural history of asymptomatic thoracic spine herniations.