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What Causes Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Chiropractor and Herniated Disc Doctor Comments: Some experts say degenerative disc disease is nothing more than a normal aging process. Some say it is caused by abnormal wear and tear on the spinal discs because of mechanical stresses, such as misaligned or subluxated vertebrae. Kind of like your tire tread would wear prematu ... Read on »
Degenerative Disc Disease Has A Cause by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:32pm San Francisco Chiropractor Comments: Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) has a cause...just like any other degenerative disease. However, there are still a lot of doctors out there that consider disc degeneration a normal part of the aging process. Sure, there are lots of people with DDD, and it is common...but we don' t need to re-define what s ... Read on »
Chiropractic can help degenerative disc disease. by Carol Grant Posted Fri 29 Jan 2010 4:00am 2 Comments Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes of low back pain, and also one of the most misunderstood. Many patients diagnosed with low back pain caused by degenerative disc disease are left wondering exactly what this diagnosis means for them. Common questions that are often on patients’ minds include: • If I have low back ... Read on »
Degenerative Disc Disease in Neck – How to Avoid Life Time Medication or Surgery by meital j. Posted Mon 07 Nov 2011 10:16am Degenerative disc disease in neck is not actually a disease at all. It's a process that happens to everyone with aging. The spinal discs go through natural changes as we age. Degeneration of the disc usually happens in the lumbar area or in the neck, but it can occur anywhere along the spine. When this process happens, the disc can cause ... Read on »
Non-Surgical Options to Deal with Degenerative Disc Disease by hqbk Posted Fri 19 Jul 2013 6:30am Non-surgical options such as physical therapy, spinal decompression, and chiropractic manipulation can treat degenerative disc disease. Aging affects many parts of the body. Degenerative disc disease occurs as a result of the aging of the spine. However, younger people can also be affected because of stresses and strains that the back is often sub ... Read on »
Degenerative Disc Disease: Is it a normal part of aging? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:32pm San Francisco Chiropractor Comments: Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) of the spine is very common. In fact...some experts say it' s a normal part of the aging process. My opinion is this...disc degeneration occurs because of physical, chemical, and mental stresses (lifestyle choices) that the body is unable to adapt to...it' s an adaptatio ... Read on »
Degenerative Disc Disease by Erin W. Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 9:44am Hey guys!! Happy Friday!!!!  I’m SOOO excited because it’s the Friday before I head off to the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio!!! Last year I was only  able to hang out for about 3 hours which allowed me to walk the venue exactly ONCE (see last year’s post HERE ).  This time we’re actually going for the entire day/night.   I’m hopin ... Read on »
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease and Chiropractic by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 14 Aug 2008 10:08am Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) in the neck is fairly common,and is usually the result of abnormal wear and tear secondary to misalignments (subluxations) of the cervical vertebrae. This is very similar to what happens to the tread of a tire when the front end of your car is out of alignment (watch the degenerative disc disease video at www.spine ... Read on »
Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)? Is There Anything You Can Do For It? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm San Francisco Chiropractor and Spinal Decompression Doctor comments:   Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is very common. What happens is the spinal discs wear out faster than they should because of abnormal wear and tear. Just like the tread on a car tire will wear abnormally if you drive really hard or don't keep the front end aligned-- so wi ... Read on »
Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD): I was told by my doctor that this is normal. Is there really nothing I can do to slow it down ? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:35pm I am confronted with these questions every day when I show a patient their x-rays, or review their MRI report with them. The truthful answer is that we have redefined what normal is because Degenerative Disc Disease is so prevalent. Just because so many people have degenerated spines and discs, which are the precursors to disc bulges and di ... Read on »