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Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
Lumbar degenerative disc disease in the lumbar spine, or lower back, refers to a disease in which aging and wear and tear on a spinal disc cause pain in the lower back.

Symptoms of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
These are the most common symptoms of lumbar degenerative disc disease:

  • Muscle spasms.
  • Stiffness in the back.
  • Tingling and numbness in the legs.
  • Discomfort.
  • Severe pain while bending and twisting.
  • Spinal instability.
  • Soreness while holding heavy objects.
  • Decreased pain while resting.


Treatments of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
Some of the major and effective treatment options in order to get rid of lumbar degenerative disc disease include:

  • Pain Relief Medications.
  • Physical Therapy.
  • Facet Rhizotomy.
  • Spinal fusion.
  • Laser Surgery.
  • Physical therapy.
  • Lumbar Laminectomy Surgery for Spinal Stenosis.


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Can You Become Paralyzed From Degenerative Disc Disease?

  • If the condition gets severe and nerve roots start damaging, then ultimately, the process of disc herniation is initiated.
  • In such cases, there is a higher risk of you getting paralyzed.

Can You Live a Normal Life With Degenerative Disc Disease?

  • We recommend you to not give up in case you are diagnosed with degenerative disc disease.
  • You can relieve your pain by adopting a healthy lifestyle and going through the treatment recommended by your neuro-spine specialist.

Does Walking Help Degenerative Disc Disease?

  • You can walk and do moderate stretching exercises to achieve balanced movement.
  • Avoid high impact activities as they may increase the damage.
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