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Lower Back Pain

Posted on September 9, 2010


Degenerative disc disease is a misnomer. It is neither degenerative nor a disease. The term “degenerative” is confusing, because it refers to the disc and not the symptoms. It was not meant to imply that the condition will get worse — though it often does. It is a condition produced by a damaged disc that may (but likely does not) produce pain.