Promising signs from a hydrogel injected into the backs of those suffering degenerative disc disease

By Imma Perfetto
Updated June 13 2022 - 1:30pm, first published 6:00am
Degenerative disc disease is the leading cause of chronic low back pain. Picture: Shutterstock.
Degenerative disc disease is the leading cause of chronic low back pain. Picture: Shutterstock.

The preliminary results from an experimental hydrogel injected into degenerated spinal discs are raising the prospect of a potential new treatment for the scourge of low back pain.

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