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Auburn Nutrition Approaches for Degenerated Discs: Broccoli, Aloe and Grapeseed Oil

Who knew? Researchers are an interesting breed. How they think up things to experiment with is a curiosity! What would prompt them to think “broccoli, aloe vera and grapeseed may positively impact disc degeneration” is a wonder to Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. and surely to our Auburn chiropractic patients, but a good wonder! They may be onto something to help discs that are degenerated which cause back pain, neck pain, and disturbance of life.

PREVENTING AND POSSIBLY REVERSING DISC DEGENERATION

Auburn low back pain is very closely linked to degeneration of the intervertebral disc in the spine.  At its basic level, the Auburn degenerated disc is defined by a reduced number of cells and change to its tissue and extracellular matrix content. In many studies, rabbit discs are studied as they are like human discs. In one rabbit study, researchers studied the degenerated intervertebral disc and its response to the use of broccoli sprout extract. They proposed and their study discovered that it had preventive and restorative influences on degenerated discs. (1) In second rabbit study, grapeseed extracts were put on degenerated discs. By reason of their having anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties as natural flavonoids, grapeseed extracts were evaluated to find out how their inhibitory and anabolic effects would be on degenerated discs. They proved to be preventive and restorative in terms of affecting the degraded disc tissues’ collagen fibrils. (2) In a third study, aloe vera gel was applied to degenerated discs of rabbits. Aloe vera gel stopped and reversed disc degeneration. Researchers noted statistically significant (a big deal!) gradual reversal of degenerative changes. These modifications were seen in the collagen content organization, the nucleus pulposus and annulus fibrosus cell rise, and degree of disc degeneration. (3) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. will follow these stimulating studies and see how they will apply to human use. Maybe these findings will inspire Auburn chiropractic patients to enjoy more broccoli, use grapeseed, and find a way to enjoy some aloe vera gel?

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Robert Krause about disc degeneration on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management incorporation of nutrition, exercise, and treatment of the aching degenerated disc.

Schedule your next Auburn chiropractic appointment today. We can discuss if you knew just how influential such interventions like grapeseed, aloe vera and broccoli could be on relieving Auburn back pain by treating the herniated disc.

 
Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. presents interesting studies on how to treat degenerated discs with grapeseed oil, aloe and broccoli sprout extract. 
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