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Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville Cares for Spinal Discs with Nutrition and Knowledge

What do you know about the nutrition of the discs in your spine? Your St. Francisville chiropractor is well acquainted with them! Not less than daily is it that your St. Francisville chiropractor is not treating spinal discs. The discs in the spine have a high metabolism that demands oxygen, glucose, chondroitin sulfate and minerals for its ability to avoid degenerative change. Let’s look at how St. Francisville chiropractic guided nutrition can ease and develop the health of the human disc. Its nutritional balance is sensitive and quite receptive to nutrition and St. Francisville chiropractic treatment.


The reduction of chondroitin sulfate  within the intervertebral disc during St. Francisville degenerative disc disease creates a decrease in tissue hydration, a loss of fluid movement, cell death (also called apoptosis), a loss of nerve growth inhibition and ultimately, the loss of disc function. Aging experiences a significant drop in chondroitin sulfate (known as glycosaminoglycan) in the disc structure. This degeneration happens throughout the entire disc. These changes contribute to an appreciation of the possible influence of chondroitin sulfate on the disc biology and the growth of therapeutic approaches for disc regeneration and repair. (1) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville passes this information along to St. Francisville chiropractic disc degeneration patients.


Not only is chondroitin sulfate important for the health of your St. Francisville disc and its ability to resist degeneration, but chondroitin sulfate is a slow-acting anti-inflammatory drug for taking care of osteoarthritis and low back pain. St. Francisville inflammation influences disc health status. Chondroitin sulfate does not have the adverse side effects of non–steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that can harm 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 put in this umbilical fluid called Wharton’s Jelly. Captivatingly this disc cell restorative fluid comprises chondroitin sulfate which is the chemical creating the intervertebral disc. (3) Also of interest 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) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville offers a high-quality disc nutritional supplement that explicitly contains chondroitin sulfate and a daily multivitamin, amino acid, enzyme, and herb formula incorporating the B vitamins to lower inflammation. St. Francisville chiropractic patients find this valuable addition to their St. Francisville chiropractic care.


The value of St. Francisville chiropractic nutrition is further revealed when combined with St. Francisville chiropractic spinal manipulation. The physiological effects of spinal manipulation showed that it influenced disc physiology mainly through water flow via water diffusion and molecular transport into the disc, which are important for the health of the disc. (5) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville understands the joint importance of supplying the nutrients of a good disc supplement and daily multivitamin with St. Francisville spinal manipulation to affect dispersement of water and molecular chemicals into the disc. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville is well experienced with spinal manipulation to do this!

This study highlights the role of Cox Technic procedures in the treatment and prevention of St. Francisville disc degeneration and its ensuing disc herniation in good perspective. The effects of St. Francisville 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 controlling the intervertebral disc matrix system and relevant metabolic enzymes. (6)

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Schedule a St. Francisville chiropractic visit at Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville today. Noticeably, it is the combination of St. Francisville chiropractic Cox Technic and nutrition that shows promise in the relief of pain and prevention of St. Francisville disc degeneration. Now you know a lot about spinal disc nutrition!

Your St. Francisville chiropractor thoroughly understands spinal discs and what they need nutritionally. Do you? 
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