What Is Degenerative Joint Disease?

 

What is DJD?

Degenerative Joint Disease, Degenerative DIsc Disease, Facet Arthrosis, etc…

These are common and sometimes interchangeable terms for the phenomenon of wear and tear that occurs in our joints as we age. The cause of this condition is often treated as some unknown ephemeral mystery but in truth most cases of DJD follow an expected and predictable pattern when looked at from a mechanical viewpoint.