Apr 14, 2012 - Your nervous system is an extensive network that channels nerve impulses from your brain to virtually every cell that makes up your body. This chart shows some of the integral relationships between the spine, nervous system and the body.
Degenerative disc disease is a condition in which the intervertebral discs of the spine become weak and start to deteriorate. There can be a multitude of causes for this condition. Fortunately, there are many treatment options available for degenerative disc disease which vary based on the severity of the disease.
Schmorl's nodes, also known as Schmorl's nodes syndrome, is a deformity of the vertebrae. The condition can occur through sudden or repeated trauma to the back or as vertebrae degenerate over time. Certain exercises may help ease the condition.