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Hurt at Work Birmingham I have a herniated disk at L4-5

Hurt at Work Birmingham I have a herniated disk at L4-5

Hurt at Work Birmingham I have a herniated disk at L4-5: A herniated disc (also called a herniated nucleus pulposus, disc protrusion, disc extrusion, a slipped disc, a ruptured disc, and sometimes misdiagnosed as a disc bulge) is one of the most common injuries our clients have suffered from through the years. So many of our clients do physical work for a living, and over time the odds of suffering a back injury increase.

A herniated disk can occur in the neck (cervical), upper back (thoracic) or lower back (lumbar). In my experience, the most common location of a herniated disk is at the L4-5 level, and according to some medical studies I have read, over 90% of all herniated discs occur at the L4-5 and L5-S1 region and typically occur in your 40's or 50's.

Conservative treatment can help, but in our experience, most of the time a herniated disc which is causing pain and physical limitations eventually leads to surgery. We are blessed that medical science has progressed as far as it has, and most injured workers who have to undergo back surgery are able to return to some type of work, but maybe not in the field they were at prior to their work injury. This can lead to serious financial problems, which is why talking to an experienced Alabama workers compensation lawyer is so important with back injuries. A knowledgeable workers comp attorney will be in a better position to help you receive the most benefits you are entitled to receive.

If you live or work in the greater Birmingham region*, you suffered a job injury and you have any questions about your rights under Alabama's Workers Compensation law, don't hesitate to CONTACT the experienced Birmingham Workers Compensation Lawyers at Powell and Denny.

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Hurt at Work Birmingham I have a herniated disk at L4-5

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