LAVACA COUNTY
CHIROPRACTIC

‘Degeneration’

Preventing Degenerative Disc Disease

Bottom Line:
Degenerative disc disease is a condition that can affect your spinal discs as you age. Due to stress and injury throughout your life, your spinal discs may begin to deteriorate and cause pain. Unfortunately, there is no way to completely prevent degenerative disc disease, but researchers have discovered a few ways that you may be able to slow down the process.

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The Most Common Spinal Disc Problems

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Have you ever experienced back pain? Did you know it is one of the most common health complaints in the US? Each day about 31 million Americans report having back pain, and a lot of it comes from spinal disc issues.

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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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