“Oh, I don’t think I can do that. My back’s acting up today.” This statement isn’t just mentioned by the aged individual. Young people say it, too, and not just to get out of going to work or their chores!
Disc degeneration appears in the young and the older person. Palmer Chiropractic Center note that young people with degenerative disc disease report more severe lower back pain symptoms. (2) 80% of both older and younger people with disc degeneration have a loss of glucose inside the disc which ends in cell death. (1) Not good when your discs are degenerating! But, don’t let the statistics worry you. Palmer Chiropractic Center offers chiropractic care and treatment plans to assist its Lynchburg patients find pain relief.
Though degenerative disc disease was found in a third of young people who reported no back pain, those who had more pain also had more disc degeneration. That makes sense! It also suggests that the pain they feel is probably due to the disc itself. Palmer Chiropractic Center helps discs!
Now, the disc in the spine relies on nutrients it gets from surrounding blood vessels to stay healthy. A degenerated disc is deformed and loses its nutrient content. Poor nutrition leads to disc degeneration and results in pain. Lynchburg’s chiropractic treatment relieves pain for many Lynchburg residents who battle the effects of disc degeneration and degenerative disc disease with gentle chiropractic care.
Palmer Chiropractic Center’s chiropractor uses gentle, non-force chiropractic adjusting, like Cox Technic, to reduce inflammation, improve spinal motion and promote the nutritional flow from the blood supply to the disc.
Chiropractics are well-trained, as we are at Palmer Chiropractic Center in Lynchburg, to examine and diagnose the different types of back pain conditions. If degenerative disc disease is yours, our chiropractic treatment may include chiropractic spinal manipulation, active, hands-on care in the office that will be paired with your active care at home which may include nutritional supplements or exercise or other therapeutic activities to relieve your symptoms of degenerative disc disease.
Read these latest articles on degenerative disc disease, then contact Palmer Chiropractic Center for a Lynchburg chiropractic treatment plan that can lead to pain relief and allow you to say “I can help” next time you are needed.