Intervertebral Disk Disease

Neck and back pain are very common reasons for seeking medical attention. About 20% of the population will experience low back pain lasting for a month over a 1-year time period. For the neck, this is about 10%. In athletics, this is variable and sport specific. After a week of touring, 40% to 50% of cyclists will experience neck pain, while 30% will experience back pain. Although there are multiple causes of neck and back pain, the intervertebral disk is one of the most common sources of neck and back ...

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