Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes of low back pain, and also one of the most misunderstood. Disc degeneration is a natural part of aging and over time all people will exhibit changes in their discs consistent with a greater or lesser degree of degeneration. However, not all people will develop symptoms. In fact, degenerative disc disease is quite variable in its nature and severity.
Mount Sinai’s Sports Medicine Service presents a snapshot of the five most common injuries affecting the knee, shoulder and hip. Discover the effective RICE treatment method and other therapies to help the healing process. http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/orthopaedics/orthopaedic-services/sports-medicine-service/infographic/sportsinjuryinfo