4 doctors weighed in:

Do disks actually repair themselves in a degenerated spine?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Disc do not regenerate.
The damage is done once the degeneration starts, or herniation occurs. It is a form of arthritis, and that is a progressive problem.

In brief: No

Disc do not regenerate.
The damage is done once the degeneration starts, or herniation occurs. It is a form of arthritis, and that is a progressive problem.
Dr. Greg Khounganian
Dr. Greg Khounganian
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Disc made of cartlage with poor blood supply have poor regenerative potential like joint cartlage.

In brief: No

Disc made of cartlage with poor blood supply have poor regenerative potential like joint cartlage.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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