What Is Cervical Disc Disease? When one or more of the cushioning discs in your cervical spine begin to break down due to wear and tear — it is medically classified as Degenerative Cervical Disc Disease. Weirdly enough, chronic neck pain and pains that radiate down your arm are some symptoms of cervical disc disease. There may also be a genetic link that causes some people to experience more accelerated wear and tear. Sometimes an Injury … [Read more...] about Cervical Disc Disease: Are You at Risk?
Whether you're suffering a lifetime of ongoing chronic pain or simply still recovering from a more recent temporary injury, this time of year poses special concerns, particularly for those dealing with back pain. Everything from the change in weather to the activities common to the season can have an effect on your pain. Weather...or Not While it's common for people to associate drops in temperature with increased chronic pain … [Read more...] about Prevent & Relieve Back Pain During Fall Activities
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) describes a group of symptoms that results from age-related wear-and-tear of the spinal discs. It could also be a result of an acute spinal injury that causes the spinal column to deteriorate or break down. Despite its name, degenerative disc disease is, in fact, not a disease. This is a natural occurrence that is a result of aging. The rubber-like discs between the vertebrae that act like shock absorbers … [Read more...] about How to Treat Degenerative Disc Disease