A 45-year-old member asked:
what happens with degenerative disc disease?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Seth Zeidman answered
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Collapse: Discs lose water content and sponginess. More load on the facets causing them to hypertrophy. This in turn leads to more nerve root compromise. May ultimately end with need for surgical intervention.
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
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