Hernia is another word for “bulge”. The bulge comes from the Spinal disk herniation, which can be pressing a nerve and develop pain complaints in an arm (neck hernia) or leg (back hernia).The exact explanation or cause is unknown but most likely posture- extensive sitting and lack of mobility play a part.
The spinal disk herniation is to be found close to where a nerve leaves the vertebral canal. If at that place a bulge develops, it can cause the nerve root to become trapped. Sometimes this can lead to muscle failure and the onset of irritations (appearances) in leg/foot. The so-called tingling.
The cause is mostly found in a wrong posture and/or back load. This can be caused by the construction of your skeleton or problems with your muscles or mobility. Also certain habits can lead to a bad posture and wrong movements. This often has to do with how you move. The result is cramping muscles. This can show through;