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The 3 Stages of Spinal Degeneration

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in arthritis, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Neck Pain | 0 comments

3 Stages of Spinal Degeneration     While spinal degeneration has its most detrimental effect in later stages of lives the process often starts at much younger ages.   Often times as a chiropractor we will see early signs of degeneration and even arthritis in patients as young as their early twenties.  This article is a discussion of what some of the early signs are how chiropractic can help.   Stage 1 – Dysfunction As the spine begins to deteriorate, its curvature begins to change and show signs of misalignment.  This change in curvature causes a significant change the loading mechanisms of the spine changes causing increased rate of degeneration....

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