In this Doctor Advice section, a physician answers patient questions about degenerative disc disease, including managing symptoms of cervical and lumbar degenerative disc disease, surgery for disc disease, and rehabilitation.

In Spine-health’s Doctor Advice section, physicians respond to frequently asked questions about back pain issues. These responses represent the opinion of one physician, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the broader medical community. The advice presented has not been peer reviewed by Spine-health’s medical advisory board.