For people with painful flare-ups from degenerative disc disease, the main treatment goals will usually include pain control, exercise and rehabilitation, and lifestyle modifications.
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diagnosing lumbar degenerative disc disease involves medical history, exams, imaging, and occasional injections.
Exercise and physical therapy play crucial roles in treating disc disease and managing pain.
A disc becomes painful when its inner material leaks, triggering inflammation and compression of nearby nerves.
Cervical degenerative disc disease induces pain and symptoms by wear and tear of discs and compressing nerves in the cervical spine.
Reduce pain from a degenerated disc through medication, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes for improved comfort.
Living with degenerative disc disease requires pain management, exercise, and lifestyle adjustments to enhance comfort and function.
Symptoms of lumbar degenerative disc disease include lower back pain, leg pain, and numbness or weakness in the legs.
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