I’m an occupational therapist, an obscure profession if there ever was one. We are few and far between, maybe because we have chosen to serve people with disabilities. All disabilities. Not a glamorous endeavour, nor a lucrative one.
Large lumbar disc when bulge into spinal canal occupies significant space resulting in spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis secondary to disc bulge results in compression of spinal cord above lumbar vertebrae and cauda equina below level