Baton Rouge Chiropractic Care of Baton Rouge Degenerated Discs Starts with Understanding and Nutritional Protection

We all age. Our bodies age. Our finger nails age. Our spinal discs age. Now, there is something your Baton Rouge chiropractor can help with though! Spinal discs exhibit aging when they start degenerating. Disc degeneration in a Baton Rouge spine may first be exposed when you feel some back pain. Sometimes, disc degeneration progresses disregarded until years afterward. New research points out that disc degeneration for any of us in Baton Rouge may start as early as the teen years. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is all about easing any pain and averting any degeneration possible with nutrition and Baton Rouge chiropractic care.

Baton Rouge DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 2nd to 5th Decades of Life

In spine radiology, the Pfirrmann classification differentiates levels of disc degeneration. Grade 1 is less degeneration. Grade 5 is severe degeneration. Researchers studied the MRI images of 653 patients of all ages. Grade 3 degeneration is most usual in those in their 2nd to 5th decades of life. It is declared “natural” to see disc degeneration start 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 Baton Rouge chiropractic patients? Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is not shocked, necessarily, but Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is prepared to help the teen Baton Rouge back pain sufferer. Do any Baton Rouge teens live at home with you? Do they ever mention having back pain or neck pain?

Baton Rouge DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 6th Decade of Life

Grade 4 was more usual in the 6th decade of life. (1) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation sees many older patients with chronic low back pain in which disc degeneration plays a role. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation realizes that older adults with back pain explain that it has changed their life, interfered with their social and recreational outlets, messed with their family relationships. (2) Back pain disrupts their plans for retirement, housing, health, and independence. (3) It’s unpleasant. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation knows this, empathizes with our older Baton Rouge back pain sufferers, and uses Cox Technic to help whose goal is at least 50% relief in 30 days with many patients attaining 50% sooner than that and with a higher percent of relief. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation rejoices with our patients as they regain 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 is published about the value of nutrition. Two influential nutrients for discs are chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate. These two sulfates nourish the disc and potentially prevent degeneration and even stimulate regeneration of the disc’s cartilage. Ask your Baton Rouge chiropractor for more details. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation backs preemptive 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 Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation. We can discuss aging and its effect on your spine. We can talk about the benefits of Baton Rouge chiropractic care if disc degeneration is an issue for you. 

Help Baton Rouge degenerated discs the with nutritional care (chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate). 
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