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Disc Degeneration

Disc degeneration is one of the most common causes of pain in the lower back. The name of this condition can alarm some people but it’s actually fairly common and affects many people to some degree.

Causes


Common causes of disc degeneration include:

  • A back injury, often caused by a twisting motion
  • Wear and tear on the spine

Symptoms


The symptoms of disc degeneration include:

  • Ongoing lower back pain
  • Pain in the hips and legs
  • Pain that is made worse by sitting, standing, walking or lifting

Diagnosis and treatment


If you’re suffering with disc degeneration, or are concerned that you might be, come and talk to us at T&O Spine. An expert consultant will discuss your medical history with you, carry out a physical examination and talk you through the treatment options.