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Disc Degeneration May Co-Exist in Lower Back and Neck

neck disc pain spine pictureHave a degenerated disc in the lower back? You may also suffer a degenerated disc in your neck. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn finds this is often the case in its Ashburn chiropractic practice and relieves both neck pain and lower back pain in part to a degenerated disc.

Degenerative disc disease diminishes the disc's flexibility and size. This leads to narrowing of the spinal canal area where the spinal cord and spinal nerves lay. Pain often results.

Degenerated discs appear to be a systemic problem. (1) Degenerative disc disease is not isolated to a single segment of the spine it seems.

Researchers examined patients with a lower back disc herniation to healthy volunteers. 98% of those with lower back disc herniations were found to have disc degeneration in their necks while only 88% of healthy volunteers did. (2)

Don't worry if you've experienced lower back pain and have not had any neck pain. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is fully experienced in relieving back pain due to disc degeneration. For example, Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn treats lower back pain patients with herniations and degenerated discs - as well as neck pain patients who have the same - all the time in Ashburn.

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn succeeds in relieving neck pain and lower back pain due to degenerative disc disease with chiropractic Cox Technic. This safe, gentle spinal manipulation method to back pain relief drops intradiscal pressures and widens the spinal canal area. Its well-documented protocols may combine chiropractic treatment with other approaches like nutrition and exercise to control any pain due to disc degeneration.

 

Ashburn chiropractic Care Relieves Back Pain Due To Disc Degeneration

We're here to help. Contact Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn for relief, control and prevention of your Ashburn degenerated disc.

Click here for REFERENCES to DEGENERATED DISCS IN NECK AND LOWER BACK CO-EXIST.

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