Degenerative Disc Disease

Health Plus Physical Therapy Center

Physical Therapy center located at 2114 Oak Tree Rd, Edison, NJ 08820

At Health Plus, we provide tailored therapy services to address various conditions and injuries. Our goal is to help you regain mobility, alleviate pain, and enhance your well-being. With advanced techniques and compassionate care, we’re here to support your journey to recovery.


Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) often presents with a range of symptoms, including chronic back or neck pain, stiffness, and reduced flexibility. Individuals may also experience pain that radiates into the arms or legs. Recognizing these symptoms is crucial for early intervention and effective management.


If you suspect Degenerative Disc Disease, seeking professional medical advice is essential. A healthcare provider will conduct a thorough examination, discuss your medical history, and may use imaging studies such as X-rays or MRI scans to confirm the diagnosis. A comprehensive understanding of your condition is key to developing an appropriate treatment plan.

Treatment Options:

Managing Degenerative Disc Disease involves a multifaceted approach. Conservative treatments such as physical therapy, pain medications, and lifestyle modifications are often recommended to alleviate symptoms. In some cases, injections for pain relief or surgical interventions, like spinal fusion or artificial disc replacement, may be considered to address severe cases or when conservative methods prove ineffective.


While Degenerative Disc Disease is a natural part of aging, adopting preventive measures can help slow its progression. These measures include maintaining a healthy lifestyle, practicing good posture, staying active, and avoiding tobacco use. Regular check-ups with healthcare professionals can also contribute to early detection and intervention.


Degenerative Disc Disease is a common condition that can impact one’s quality of life, but with a comprehensive understanding, early diagnosis, and proactive management, individuals can effectively navigate and thrive despite its challenges. If you suspect you may be experiencing symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disease, don’t hesitate to consult with a healthcare professional. Together, you can develop a tailored plan to manage your condition and improve your overall well-being.

Related Conditions:

Herniated Disc


Spinal Stenosis

Facet Joint Osteoarthritis

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