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Chronic Pain Conditions - Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD)   

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)


BY: Stephanie (Stevie) Reisinger, RN, PA


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A diagnosis of degenerative disc disease can be a frightening experience. Although the word disease is used, this can be thought of as a 'condition'. DDD is actually a normal part of the aging process, although it can be seen in people who are quite young. Inheritance and genetics play a huge role in most cases of DDD.

 Last Updated: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 23:46:47 UTC

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