Degenerative Disc Disease

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What is Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative Disc Disease is the degenerating of the spinal disc everyone will suffer in the later stage of life. It is a natural part of aging and over time all people will exhibit changes in their discs consistent with a greater or lesser degree of degeneration.


Symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disease

  • Pain in the thigh or buttock when walking
  • Tingling or weakness of the knee
  • Pain from the back down to the hip

 


Causes of Degenerative Disc Disease

  • Age
  • Changes of the intervertebral disc

 


Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Surgical intervention

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011 , the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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