The spinal discs are sometimes referred to as the shock absorbers of our spine. They cushion the stress placed on our spine by providing a gap between the vertebrae. The integrity of these discs declines over time, causing severe pain and spinal issues known as degenerative disc disease. The pain from degenerative disc disease can be debilitating and interfere with daily life.
What is a spinal disc made of?
The disc consists of two parts: