DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE

Degenerative Disc Disease is one of the most common causes of chronic back pain,
especially low back pain and neck pain. It's also one of the most misunderstood 'conditions'.
We can help control the pain you experience due to Degenerative Disc Disease.


Spine (Backbone)



Technically, degeneration of the intervertebral disc, often called "degenerative disc disease" (DDD) of the spine can cause severe back pain and can greatly affect the quality of your life.
For most people, disc degeneration is a normal part of aging & isn't necessarily a problem. For others, degenerated disc can cause severe, constant chronic pain.
Your lower back (Lumbar vertebrae) and your neck (Cervical vertebrae) are normally the areas of your spine that will send you to a pain doctor. These areas are more susceptible to chronic pain due to Disc Degeneration than other areas of your spine.

In truth, this condition is not always degenerative and is not really a disease: