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What happens with degenerative disc disease?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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