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Johnson Chiropractic Cares for Spinal Discs with Nutrition and Knowledge

What do you know about the nutrition of the discs in your spine? Your Richmond chiropractor knows a lot about them! Not a day goes by that your Richmond chiropractor isn’t working with spinal discs. The discs in the spine have a high metabolism that requires oxygen, glucose, chondroitin sulfate and minerals in order for it to evade degenerative change. Let us study how Richmond chiropractic guided nutrition can ease and develop the health of the human disc. Its nutritional balance is sensitive and quite responsive to nutrition and Richmond chiropractic treatment.

HOW DISC DEGENERATION PLAYS A ROLE

The depletion of chondroitin sulfate  inside the intervertebral disc during Richmond degenerative disc disease results in a reduction in tissue hydration, a loss of fluid movement, cell death (aka apoptosis), a loss of nerve growth inhibition and ultimately, the loss of disc function. Aging experiences a significant decrease in chondroitin sulfate (called glycosaminoglycan) in the disc structure. This degeneration happens throughout the whole disc. These changes offer an appreciation of the potential impact of chondroitin sulfate on the disc biology and the growth of therapeutic methods for disc regeneration and repair. (1) Johnson Chiropractic takes note of this to help Richmond chiropractic disc degeneration patients.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

Not only is chondroitin sulfate vital for the health of your Richmond disc and its capability to fight degeneration, but chondroitin sulfate is a slow-acting anti-inflammatory drug for treating osteoarthritis and low back pain. Richmond inflammation plays a role in disc health status. Chondroitin sulfate does not have the adverse side effects of non–steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that can damage organs such as the liver, heart and kidneys. (2) A source of chondroitin sulfate is from human umbilical cord which is shown to reestablish the degenerative disc cells when disc cells are put in this umbilical fluid called Wharton’s Jelly. Captivatingly this disc cell restorative fluid contains chondroitin sulfate which is the chemical forming 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) Johnson Chiropractic makes available a high-quality disc nutritional supplement that explicitly contains chondroitin sulfate and a daily multivitamin, amino acid, enzyme, and herb formula containing the B vitamins to reduce inflammation. Richmond chiropractic patients describe this as an advantageous addition to their Richmond chiropractic care.

SPINAL MANIPULATION PLUS NUTRITION

The benefit of Richmond chiropractic nutrition is additionally shown when coupled with Richmond chiropractic spinal manipulation. The physiological effects of spinal manipulation showed that it influenced disc physiology mainly via water flow via water diffusion and molecular transport into the disc, which are important for the health of the disc. (5) Johnson Chiropractic comprehends the combined importance of supplying the nutrients of a good disc supplement and daily multivitamin with Richmond spinal manipulation to affect dispersement of water and molecular chemicals into the disc. Johnson Chiropractic is well skilled with spinal manipulation to do this!

This study highlights the role of Cox Technic procedures in the treatment and prevention of Richmond disc degeneration and its ensuing disc herniation in good perspective. The effects of Richmond chiropractic on intervertebral disk matrix and metabolic enzymes in rats with cervical disc degeneration and arthritis showed that chiropractic may enhance 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 Richmond chiropractic visit at Johnson Chiropractic today. Noticeably, it is the combination of Richmond chiropractic Cox Technic and nutrition that shows promise in the relief of pain and prevention of Richmond disc degeneration. Now you know a lot about spinal disc nutrition!

 
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