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Illinois Work Comp and Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disk disease is caused by wear and tear on the spinal disks. This condition appears when a person’s disks lose the ability to absorb shock naturally over time.  Typically found either in the lower back or upper neck this disease is known to cause chronic pain, weakness and numbness. While it may sound like … Continue Reading

Degenerative Disc Disease & Illinois Work Injuries

A lot of terms come up in Illinois workers’ compensation cases which can be confusing or misleading.  Degenerative disc disease is one such term. Degenerative disc disease (“DDD”) is not just a condition for older individuals. Degenerative disc disease is a condition that causes extreme back pain that sometimes also includes pain that travels from … Continue Reading