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Research on Twins and Disc Degeneration

So,  what if you had a study where identical twins were subject to difference occupations and followed over time to see if there was any difference in the development of disk degeneration?  I think everyone would agree that would be a fascinating study.   If we had just a study,   maybe we would have enough data to […]

Are Infections the reason for Disk Degeneration?

Dr. Ganko et al Published an intriguing article called “Can Baterial Infection by Low Virulent Organisms Be a Plausible Cause for Symptomatic Disk Degeneration?: A Systematic Review” in the May 15, 2015 issue of Spine. To summarize the paper, ¬†prior studies on the prevalence of infections in disk material were pooled together to do a […]