Can a 61Kg weight being dropped cause enough trauma to prolapse a healthy disc?
Patient :Can a 61Kg weight (truck tyre) approx. being lifted above head height by two people, then suddenly being dropped by one cause enough trauma to the person being jerked forward still holding the tyre to prolapse a healthy disc?
Symptoms: MRI confirms broad based disc prolapse at L4/L5. Need confirmation that this is enough trauma for this to happen to a healthy disc.
No symptoms before trauma. Healthy, active, young and in good shape up until then.
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