What is Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, and What Causes It?

Adams, Michael A. PhD; Roughley, Peter J. PhD

This article is a comprehensive review and reinterpretation of existing literature to suggest how intervertebral disc degeneration might be distinguished from the physiologic processes of growth, aging, healing, and adaptive remodeling.

Spine.    31(18):2151-2161, August 15, 2006.

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Neck Pain

Out of all 291 conditions studied in the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study, neck pain ranked 4th highest in terms of disability and 21st in terms of overall burden.
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