A slipped disc, also known as a herniated or ruptured disc is when the tissue around your spine pushes against the nerves.
It was only around the time of the show that she discovered the severity of her ailments, which she found out also included a worrying thyroid cancer she had been suffering with for years.
Jennifer told USA Today: “From that [dancing] experience, I found I had cancer and that I had had it for four and a half years, but the doctor who looked at my spine said not only should you not be in a car, you’re lucky you’re not paralyzed, your head is hanging off your spine and this is why you’ve been in pain for 20 years.”
Bray confirmed on Good Morning America: “Her head was falling off forward. She had a 30-degree angulation of her neck.”