The disks between the vertebrae are liable to displacement when put under strain.

Lifting may produce forces, which can cause a lumbar intervertebral disk to move out of place.

 

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Review Date: 4/6/2007

Reviewed By: Benjamin D. Roye, M.D., M.P.H., Orthopaedic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.


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