Disc Degeneration May Co-Exist in Lower Back and Neck

neck disc pain spine pictureDo you have a degenerated disc in the lower back? You may also suffer a degenerated disc in your neck. Vancouver Spine Care Centre finds this is most often the situation in its Vancouver chiropractic practice and we strive to lessen both neck pain and lower back pain in part to a degenerated disc.

Degenerative disc disease diminishes the disc's flexibility and size. This results in a narrowing of the spinal canal area where the spinal cord and spinal nerves lay. Pain is a common outcome.

Degenerated discs appear to be a systemic problem. (1) Degenerative disc disease is not isolated to one 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 haven't had an accompanying neck pain. Vancouver Spine Care Centre is considerably experienced in relieving back pain due to disc degeneration. For example, Vancouver Spine Care Centre treats lower back pain patients with herniations and degenerated discs - as well as neck pain patients who have the same - all the time in Vancouver.

Vancouver Spine Care Centre succeeds in relieving neck pain and lower back pain due to degenerative disc disease with chiropractic Cox Technic. This safe, gentle spinal manipulation approach to back pain relief reduces 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.

 

Vancouver chiropractic Care Relieves Back Pain Due To Disc Degeneration

We're here to help. Contact Vancouver Spine Care Centre for relief, control and prevention of your Vancouver degenerated disc.

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