Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD)

The natural degeneration of the intervertebral disc caused by repetitive stress on the spinal tissues leading to a loss of flexibility, elasticity and shock-absorbing proper­ties.

 

Orthopedics International. Retrieved September 15, 2009 from http://www.oispine.com/subject.php?pn=lumbar-degenerative-disc-002

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