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What do we mean by Discogenic pain?

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist

Monday, June 14, 2021

Discogenic pain is pain originating from a damaged vertebral disc, particularly due to a trauma or degenerative disc disease. However, not all degenerated discs cause pain. Disc degeneration occurs naturally with age.

Once a fully degenerated disc no longer has any inflammatory proteins that can cause pain, the disc enters into a stable position. Hence, discogenic pain rarely occurs after 60 years of age.

Discogenic pain can usually be successfully treated with non-surgical treatments, such as pain medication and physiotherapy, but chronic discogenic pain that is severe and limits the individual's ability to function may need to be treated with surgery.

Acute Pain

Arthritis

Back Pain

Chronic Pain

Disc Degeneration

Discogenic Pain

Neck Pain

Nerve Pain

Osteoarthritis

Spinal Conditions

Hunter Valley

Lake Macquarie

Newcastle

Mayfield

The Hunter

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist

Lexi loves seeing anything sports-related and loves getting all our local athletes back into their sports as soon and as healthy as possible...

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