LAVACA COUNTY
CHIROPRACTIC

‘Degeneration’

Taking Control of Your Health: Slowing Down the Degenerative Process

Bottom Line:
The dreaded degenerative disc disease. Well, it may not be so dreaded after all. You may be surprised to learn that degenerative disc disease is a part of the normal aging process. As we age, our discs lose some of their water content and become less flexible. This makes them appear darker on an MRI. And when they appear darker on MRI, you guessed it; they are labeled as degenerative.

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