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How can a person function with no disks in there back? I didn't know that could even be possible.
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It isn't
Between each bony vertebra (6 cervical-neck, 12 thoracic-chest, 5 lumbar), there is a cartilaginous disc.
Over time these discs can degenerate, collapse, thin down, but don't disappear; that would mean one has bone on bone, which perhaps could happen with some discs, but never with all.

In brief: It isn't
Between each bony vertebra (6 cervical-neck, 12 thoracic-chest, 5 lumbar), there is a cartilaginous disc.
Over time these discs can degenerate, collapse, thin down, but don't disappear; that would mean one has bone on bone, which perhaps could happen with some discs, but never with all.
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