degenerative disc disease

Effective Pain Management for Spinal Degeneration

Thousands of people deal with chronic pain stemming from degenerative disease of the spine and the effects of arthritis. Those who are suffering from persistent back pain caused by spinal conditions such as degenerative disc disease are potential candidates for spinal fusion surgery, which is generally only considered after other non-surgical therapies have failed. Spinal […]

Understanding Degenerative Disc Disease

You are able to move freely without causing severe impact injuries to your spine because of the spongy, shock-absorbing discs that separate each of the spinal vertebrae. These discs are unlike the bone they support because they are soft, gel-filled, and flexible.   Degenerative disc disease is a common term associated with back pain, as […]