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Carrolltown Chiropractic Care of Carrolltown 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 Carrolltown chiropractor can do something about though! Spinal discs exhibit aging when they start degenerating. Disc degeneration in a Carrolltown spine may first be found once there is some back pain. For some, disc degeneration progresses ignored until years afterward. New research reveals that disc degeneration for any of us in Carrolltown may begin as early as the teen years. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is all for easing any pain and averting any degeneration possible with nutrition and Carrolltown chiropractic care.

Carrolltown 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 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 stated to be “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 Carrolltown chiropractic patients? Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation isn’t shocked, necessarily, but Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is prepared to treat the teen Carrolltown back pain sufferer. Do you have any Carrolltown teens at home with you? Do they ever talk about experiencing back pain or neck pain?

Carrolltown DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 6th Decade of Life

Grade 4 was more usual in the 6th decade of life. (1) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation sees many older patients with chronic low back pain in which disc degeneration plays a role. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation knows that older adults with back pain express it has affected their life, interfered with 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. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation knows this, empathizes with our older Carrolltown back pain sufferers, and uses Cox Technic to help whose goal is at least 50% relief in 30 days with many patients acquiring 50% more quickly than that and with a higher percent of relief. Gormish Chiropractic & 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 comes about the value of nutrition. Two positive nutrients for discs are chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate. These two sulfates feed the disc and potentially avert degeneration and even stimulate regeneration of the disc’s cartilage. Ask your Carrolltown chiropractor for more details. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation supports preventive care whenever possible!

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

Schedule a Carrolltown chiropractic appointment with Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation. We can discuss aging and its influence on your spine. We can talk about the benefits of Carrolltown chiropractic care if disc degeneration is an issue for you. 

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