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Phases of Spinal Degeneration

The spine can be thought of as a mechanical device that needs proper care and maintenance. The better you care for your spine, the longer it will operate without problems. However, it will wear out faster if neglected. As we age, we all develop some degree of spinal degeneration – it is unavoidable. However, some […]

What is Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease is misnomer, because it’s not really a disease. It is a term that refers to the normal changes in the spine as we age. In particular, it refers to the deterioration of our spinal discs, which are the soft, cushiony discs between our bony vertebrae. Spinal discs are like shock absorbers, in […]