Lumbar Disc Disease Topic Guide
Lumbar Disc Disease: Lumbar disc disease refers to three degenerative diseases that may cause low back pain: internal disc disruption, degenerative disc disease, and segmental instability. Symptoms include lower back pain that lasts more than six weeks, pain that worsens over time and with motion, and pain in the buttocks and thighs. Treatment may involve medications, surgery, or physical therapy.
Chronic Pain Chronic pain is pain that persists for a period of six months or longer, and is the result of a long-standing medical condition(s) or damage to the body. Common sources of chronic pain include
Back Pain Resources
- Low Back Pain? It Could Be Your SI Joint
- Are You Ready for Back Surgery?
- How Well Are You Living With AS?