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Discogenic disease is more commonly called degerative disc disease. However, even that is a misnomer, since all discs degenerate as we age, but not all degenerative discs cause pain. An MRI is the best type of scan to determine exactly what the problem is, far better than a CT scan.
Conservative treatment is physical therapy, injections to reduce inflammation, and pain medication. Depending on exactly where the disease is, facet joint injections or an ablation may be used to help relieve pain. Surgery would be the final step.
If you aren't seeing a neurologist, a referral would likely prove useful to sorting out exactly what the problem is and what can be done about it.
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