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Degenerative Disc Disease

One of the most common diagnoses given for low back pain is degenerative disc disease. The term lumbar degenerative disc disease is actually a misnomer. The degeneration of the disc is not a disease process but rather a normal part of aging. While everyone’s discs do degenerate, not everyone experiences symptoms such as pain. Others […]

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Treatment for Chronic Pain: Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation is a type of palliative treatment for chronic pain. Palliative treatments are used when the underlying cause of the pain cannot be determined or attempts to treat the cause of the pain have failed. In palliative treatment, the goal is to stop the pain. Spinal cord stimulation is a pain relief technique […]

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