Sandy Springs Chiropractic Care of Sandy Springs Degenerated Discs Starts with Understanding and Nutritional Protection

We all age. Our bodies age. Our finger nails age. Our spinal discs age. Now, that’s something your Sandy Springs chiropractor can do something about though! Spinal discs show aging after they start degenerating. Disc degeneration in a Sandy Springs spine may first be exposed when there is some back pain. Sometimes, disc degeneration progresses unnoticed until years afterward. New research reveals that disc degeneration for any of us in Sandy Springs may begin as early as the teen years. Cross Chiropractic Center is all about alleviating any pain and preventing any degeneration possible with nutrition and Sandy Springs chiropractic care.

Sandy Springs DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 2nd to 5th Decades of Life

In spine radiology, the Pfirrmann classification defines levels of disc degeneration. Grade 1 is less degeneration. Grade 5 is really bad degeneration. Researchers examined the MRI images of 653 patients of all ages. Grade 3 degeneration is very usual in those in their 2nd to 5th decades of life. It is declared “natural” to find that disc degeneration starts in the 2nd decade of life. (1) That means that disc degeneration begins in the teen years of life!? Does that shock any of our Sandy Springs chiropractic patients? Cross Chiropractic Center isn’t shocked, necessarily, but Cross Chiropractic Center is ready to treat the teen Sandy Springs back pain sufferer. Do you have any Sandy Springs teens at home with you? Do they ever talk about having back pain or neck pain?

Sandy Springs DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 6th Decade of Life

Grade 4 was more usual in the 6th decade of life. (1) Cross Chiropractic Center takes care of many older patients with chronic low back pain in which disc degeneration is part of the problem. Cross Chiropractic Center realizes that older adults with back pain explain that it has affected their life, restricted their social and recreational outlets, messed with their family relationships. (2) Back pain upsets their plans for retirement, housing, health, and independence. (3) It’s tough. Cross Chiropractic Center gets this, empathizes with our older Sandy Springs back pain sufferers, and uses Cox Technic to help whose goal is a minimum of 50% relief in 30 days with many patients attaining that sooner than that and with a greater percent of relief. Cross Chiropractic Center celebrates with our patients as they get back some independence and back pain relief.


Feed your discs early and often. Disc degeneration begins in the 2nd decade of life! More and more news evolves about the value of nutrition. Two positive nutrients for discs are chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate. These two sulfates nourish the disc and potentially prevent degeneration and even promote regeneration of the disc’s cartilage. Ask your Sandy Springs chiropractor for more details. Cross Chiropractic Center favors preventative care any time possible!

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Listen to this PODCAST about disc degeneration in the cervical spine causing neck pain that Cox® Technic effectively helps alleviate.

Schedule a Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment with Cross Chiropractic Center. We can chat about aging and its effect on your spine. We can chat about the benefits of Sandy Springs chiropractic care if disc degeneration is a concern for you. 

Help Sandy Springs degenerated discs the with nutritional care (chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate). 
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