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Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn Cares for Spinal Discs with Nutrition and Knowledge

What do you know about the nutrition of the discs in your spine? Your Ashburn chiropractor knows a lot about them! Not a day goes by that your Ashburn chiropractor isn’t caring for spinal discs. The discs in the spine have a high metabolism that needs oxygen, glucose, chondroitin sulfate and minerals in order for it to evade degenerative change. Let’s study how Ashburn chiropractic guided nutrition can ease and improve the health of the human disc. Its nutritional balance is delicate and quite receptive to nutrition and Ashburn chiropractic treatment.

HOW DISC DEGENERATION PLAYS A ROLE

The reduction of chondroitin sulfate  inside the intervertebral disc during Ashburn degenerative disc disease results in a decrease in tissue hydration, a loss of fluid movement, cell death (also called apoptosis), a loss of nerve growth inhibition and finally, the loss of disc function. Aging sees a significant drop in chondroitin sulfate (called glycosaminoglycan) in the disc structure. This degeneration happens throughout the whole disc. These changes contribute to an appreciation of the possible impact of chondroitin sulfate on the disc biology and the growth of therapeutic approaches for disc regeneration and repair. (1) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn passes this information along to Ashburn chiropractic disc degeneration patients.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

Not only is chondroitin sulfate important for the health of your Ashburn disc and its ability to fight degeneration, but chondroitin sulfate is a slow-acting anti-inflammatory drug for treating osteoarthritis and low back pain. Ashburn inflammation influences disc health status. Chondroitin sulfate doesn’t have the unfavorable side effects of non–steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that can damage organs such as the liver, heart and kidneys. (2) A source of chondroitin sulfate is from human umbilical cord which is shown to bring back the degenerative disc cells when disc cells are placed in this umbilical fluid known as Wharton’s Jelly. Interestingly this disc cell restorative fluid contains chondroitin sulfate which is the chemical forming the intervertebral disc. (3) Also of curiosity is a study showing positive outcomes using vitamins B12, 1, and 6 in treating arm and leg pain due to intervertebral disc degeneration and herniation. (4) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn makes available a high-quality disc nutritional supplement that specifically has chondroitin sulfate and a daily multivitamin, amino acid, enzyme, and herb formula incorporating the B vitamins to lower inflammation. Ashburn chiropractic patients find this valuable addition to their Ashburn chiropractic care.

SPINAL MANIPULATION PLUS NUTRITION

The value of Ashburn chiropractic nutrition is further shown when coupled with Ashburn chiropractic spinal manipulation. The physiological effects of spinal manipulation showed that it affected disc physiology mostly through water flow via water diffusion and molecular transport into the disc, which are important for the health of the disc. (5) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn understands the joint importance of providing the nutrients of a good disc supplement and daily multivitamin with Ashburn spinal manipulation to affect dispersement of water and molecular chemicals into the disc. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is well skilled with spinal manipulation to do this!

This study puts in perspective the role of Cox Technic protocols in the treatment and prevention of Ashburn disc degeneration and its subsequent disc herniation. The effects of Ashburn chiropractic on intervertebral disk matrix and metabolic enzymes in rats with cervical disc degeneration and arthritis showed that chiropractic may better the degeneration in rats with cervical disc degeneration and arthritis by adjusting the intervertebral disc matrix system and relevant metabolic enzymes. (6)

CONTACT Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn

Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic visit at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn today. As you can see, it is the combination of Ashburn chiropractic Cox Technic and nutrition that demonstrates promise in the relief of pain and prevention of Ashburn disc degeneration. Now you know a lot about spinal disc nutrition!

 
Your Ashburn chiropractor knows all about spinal discs and what they need nutritionally. Do you? 
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