Degenerative Disc Disease: Articles and Videos on Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Degenerative Disc Disease Health Center

Degenerative disc disease is a condition that is commonly misunderstood. A degenerated disc isnot actually a disease—it is part of the normal aging of the spine. When a spinal disc degenerates, it loses its ability to function efficiently as part of the spinal joint, which in turn can lead to back pain and possibly pain that radiates through the extremities.