What is Degenerative Disc Disease? - Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes of low back pain, and also one of the most misunderstood. http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/degenerative-disc-disease/what-degenerative-disc-disease
Degenerative Disc Disease- the pain associated with degenerative disc disease is thought to stem from two main factors: 1-Inflammation The proteins contained within the disc space can cause a lot of inflammation, and as a general rule inflammation will cause pain. 2-Abnormal micro-motion instability If the annulus - the outer rings of the intervertebral disc - degenerates and wears down, it is not as effective in resisting motion in the spine.
Degenerative Disc Disease. I wish more people would understand this and not judge people. ~-» Yeah, have had this for years...Osteoporosis adds compression fractures, no intervention to improve them... Haven't I heard that before?