Things you need to know about Lumber Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD)
Pain and discomfort in the lower back region.
Intervertebral disc diseases which usually affect 5 percent of the population in the developed nations every year. With aging, this condition tends to worsen. 
- Can be self-diagnosed
- Treatments are available
- Imaging and tests may be required like X-rays and MRI
- Caused due to a combination of environmental and genetics
Lumber degenerative disc disease is a healthcare condition characterized by breaking down of one or more disks in the spine that remains between the spine bones, causing pain. These discs are otherwise supposed to act as a shock absorber to the spines.
Self-diagnosable - symptoms may vary. Some individuals may face excruciating pain whereas some may not.
Pain areas may include the legs and neck
Progressive pain that worsens with age
Occasional flare-ups of pain
A continues and moderate back pain in the thighs, buttocks, and groin
Self-care: exercises can help strengthen and stabilize the disks affected.
Medicines: the goal of medication here is pain management and prevent further worsening.
Over-the-counter pain relives like aspirin and ibuprofen.
Steroids to ease out pain and swelling
Surgery in extreme cases
Physical therapy: like treatment and exercises to help flex and strengthen the muscles in the back by making it stronger and flexible
Specialists: for concerns, visit an orthopedic. At mfine, you will receive a holistic treatment plan for optimum health care.