Shah N. Siddiqi, M.D., F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S.,
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery,
Diplomate American Board of Neurosurgery,
Fellowship in Spine Surgery
Degenerative Disc Disease is a deterioration of the disc with loss of water content, reduction in disc height and may cause mechanical back pain. It is usually treated conservatively with physical therapy and pain management.