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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 »
Do You Have Degenerative Disc Disease? by jasmine a. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Apr 2008 12:00am Degenerative Disc Disease!! When I was told I had that I felt sick to my stomach. I knew I had Sciatica and back pain , I did not know I had an Actual disease!! Well after I did some of my own research turns out that Degenerative Disc Disease is in fact not a disease at all. Degenerative Disc Disease, often known as DDD, is a natural part ... 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 »
Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Financial District Chiropractor Comments: Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease is not really a disease...but rather a term used to describe abnormal wear and tear of a spinal disc in the lumbar spine. At lease that's the way I see it. Some experts use the term degenerative disc disease (DDD) to describe the normal aging process ... 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 »
Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Mon 30 Jun 2008 6:06pm Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease is not really a disease...but rather a term used to describe abnormal wear and tear of a spinal disc in the lumbar spine. At lease that's the way I see it. Some experts use the term degenerative disc disease (DDD) to describe the normal aging process of the spinal discs. Sure...disc disease is common, but no n ... 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 (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 »
Regenerative Medicine for Herniated and Degenerative Disc Diseases–Stem Cells by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 11:55pm One more amazing technology taking place in Texas to where laser surgery is done as a minimally invasive procedure and then follow up with stem cell treatment or just the stem cells alone for pain management.  This is the first I have heard for disc therapy as we are probably well aware of the spinal cord trials that are on going that began at ... Read on »
What is Degenerative Disc Disease and can Spinal Decompression help? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is a natural condition of the body that causes deterioration of the intervertebral discs.The discs that are in between the bones act as shock absorbers for the spine, allowing it to flex, bend, and twist. Degenerative disc disease can take place throughout the spine, but it most often occurs in the discs in the lower ... Read on »