Disc hydration – Unloading / Loading during the act of sitting.

Disc hydration – Unloading / Loading during the act of sitting.

Disc hydration fluctuates naturally diurnally. That is, over the course of the day/night cycle we (as humans) lose up to 20% of the water out of our spinal discs. 1 The intervertebral discs are sensitive to load and because of their visceo-elastic make-up, they will deform under load. Most notable changes seem to occur under

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