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Ashburn Chiropractic Care of Ashburn Degenerated Discs Starts with Understanding and Nutritional Protection

We all age. Our bodies age. Our finger nails age. Our spinal discs age. Now, there is something your Ashburn chiropractor can do something about though! Spinal discs show aging after they start degenerating. Disc degeneration in a Ashburn spine may first be revealed when you feel some back pain. Occasionally, disc degeneration proceeds ignored until years afterward. New research reveals that disc degeneration for any of us in Ashburn may begin as early as the teen years. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is all about alleviating any pain and preventing any degeneration possible with nutrition and Ashburn chiropractic care.

Ashburn DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 2nd to 5th Decades of Life

In spine radiology, the Pfirrmann classification differentiates levels of disc degeneration. Grade 1 is less degeneration. Grade 5 is really bad degeneration. Researchers examined the MRI images of 653 patients of all ages. Grade 3 degeneration is very common in those in their 2nd to 5th decades of life. It is stated to be “natural” to see disc degeneration start in the 2nd decade of life. (1) That indicates that disc degeneration starts in the teen years of life!? Does that shock any of our Ashburn chiropractic patients? Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is not shocked, necessarily, but Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is ready to help the teen Ashburn back pain sufferer. Do you have any Ashburn teens at home with you? Do they ever talk about experiencing back pain or neck pain?

Ashburn DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 6th Decade of Life

Grade 4 was more common in the 6th decade of life. (1) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn sees many older patients with chronic low back pain in which disc degeneration is a contributing factor. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn knows that older adults with back pain feel it has altered their life, restricted their social and recreational outlets, complicated their family relationships. (2) Back pain disturbs their plans for retirement, housing, health, and independence. (3) It’s unpleasant. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn gets this, empathizes with our older Ashburn back pain sufferers, and uses Cox Technic to help whose goal is at least 50% relief in 30 days with many patients getting 50% more quickly than that and with a higher percent of relief. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn rejoices with our patients as they get back some independence and back pain relief.


Feed your discs early and often. Disc degeneration begins in the 2nd decade of life! More and more news evolves about the value of nutrition. Two positive nutrients for discs are chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate. These two sulfates feed the disc and potentially prevent degeneration and even promote regeneration of the disc’s cartilage. Ask your Ashburn chiropractor for more details. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn supports preemptive care whenever possible!

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Listen to this PODCAST about disc degeneration in the cervical spine initiating neck pain that Cox® Technic effectively helps relieve.

Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic appointment with Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. We can chat about aging and its effect on your spine. We can chat about the benefits of Ashburn chiropractic care if disc degeneration is a concern for you. 

Help Ashburn degenerated discs the with nutritional care (chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate). 
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