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Chiropractic Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is degenerative disc disease? There is normal aging in the protective discs that cushion the spine. And then there is degenerative disc disease.  Most people will experience some normal age-related wear and tear to their spinal discs. Others will go on to develop degenerative disc disease. The painfully debilitating condition will require ongoing treatment.…

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Woman suffering from back ache due to degenerative disc disease on the bed

Degenerative Disc Disease

By Dr. Jason Crist / October 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

Due to aging or disease, discs separating spinal vertebrae deteriorate, lose fluid content and inhibit your ability to engage your spine without stiffness or pain. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) also narrows nerve openings along the spine, increasing pressure on sensitive nerves and worsening pain. Consequently, discs can’t adequately absorb shocks when you walk, jog or…

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