Degenerative Disc Disease            

A very common diagnosis among people with back pain is degenerative disc disease. This is usually a disorder related to the aging of the low back and is actually quite normal. As we get older the discs in our low back get a little more stiff and have less fluid in them. This is what ultimately causes some of the “stiffness” and “aches” in our low back.  Movement is often the key to fixing the pain caused by degenerative disc disease. Watch the video below to learn more.

Dr. Nick Scotto is a leading and trusted physical therapist in Jacksonville, Fl. He founded River City Physical Therapy to better serve the active adults in Jacksonville who want to remain fit, healthy, and happy. Many fitness enthusiasts, runners, and active adults have consulted with Nick looking for a permanent solution to their pain. Through education and specific treatment plans he helps them to heal their body naturally and achieve their goals of returning to the activities they love.