Degenerative Disc Disease

Many people suffer with low back pain at some point in their life. In fact studies suggets 70% of the population will suffer from low back pain at least once in their life time. There are many reasons for low back pain and it becomes increasingly common for people to experience it once they are over 50 years old.
One of the causes of low back pain can be from degenerative disc disease. People often become worried when they learn they have degenerative disc disease from an MRI scan. Despite MRI scans showing signs of change, symptoms can hugely be improved.

Physiotherpay treatment for degenerative disc disease focuses on manual therapy for pain releif, postural alignment and strength training to keep your muscles strong so that you can best self manage your symptoms going forward.

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