Buffalo, NY Chiropractic Care of Buffalo, NY 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 Buffalo, NY chiropractor can do something about though! Spinal discs exhibit aging when they start degenerating. Disc degeneration in a Buffalo, NY spine may first be found once there is some back pain. Occasionally, disc degeneration goes unnoticed until years afterward. New research reveals that disc degeneration for any of us in Buffalo, NY may begin as early as the teen years. Disc Centers Of America is all for alleviating any pain and preventing any degeneration possible with nutrition and Buffalo, NY chiropractic care.

Buffalo, NY 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 really bad degeneration. Researchers analyzed 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 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 Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients? Disc Centers Of America isn’t shocked, necessarily, but Disc Centers Of America is ready to treat the teen Buffalo, NY back pain sufferer. Do any Buffalo, NY teens live at home with you? Do they ever mention having back pain or neck pain?

Buffalo, NY DISC DEGENERATION AND AGING: 6th Decade of Life

Grade 4 was more common in the 6th decade of life. (1) Disc Centers Of America takes care of many older patients with chronic low back pain in which disc degeneration plays a role. Disc Centers Of America understands that older adults with back pain express it has altered 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 difficult. Disc Centers Of America understands this, empathizes with our older Buffalo, NY back pain sufferers, and uses Cox Technic to help whose goal is at least 50% relief in 30 days with many patients getting 50% more quickly than that and with a higher percent of relief. Disc Centers Of America rejoices 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 comes 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 promote regeneration of the disc’s cartilage. Ask your Buffalo, NY chiropractor for more details. Disc Centers Of America backs preventative care any time 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 alleviate.

Schedule a Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment with Disc Centers Of America. We can talk about aging and its effect on your spine. We can talk about the benefits of Buffalo, NY chiropractic care if disc degeneration is a concern for you. 

Help Buffalo, NY degenerated discs the with nutritional care (chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate). 
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