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West Palm Beach Nutrition Approaches for Degenerated Discs: Broccoli, Aloe and Grapeseed Oil

Who knew? Researchers are an interesting group of people. How they think up things to try is a fascination! What would make them to think “broccoli, aloe vera and grapeseed may help disc degeneration” is a marvel to Chiropractic Care and surely to our West Palm Beach chiropractic patients, but a good marvel! They may be onto something to help discs that are degenerated which cause back pain, neck pain, and disruption of life.

PREVENTING AND POSSIBLY REVERSING DISC DEGENERATION

West Palm Beach low back pain is very closely linked to degeneration of the intervertebral disc in the spine.  At its basic level, the West Palm Beach degenerated disc is defined by a decreased number of cells and alteration to its tissue and extracellular matrix content. In several of these 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 this extract had restorative and preventive effects on degenerated discs. (1) In another 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 tested to see how their inhibitory and anabolic effects would be on degenerated discs. They showed to be restorative and preventive in terms of stopping the degradation of disc tissues’ collagen fibrils. (2) In a third study, aloe vera gel was applied to degenerated discs of rabbits. Aloe vera gel halted and reversed disc degeneration. Researchers stated that there was a statistically significant (a big deal!) gradual reversal of degenerative changes. These changes were seen in the collagen content organization, the nucleus pulposus and annulus fibrosus cell rise, and degree of disc degeneration. (3) Chiropractic Care will keep following these interesting studies and see how they will translate into human use. Maybe these results will inspire West Palm Beach chiropractic patients to enjoy more broccoli, use grapeseed, and find a way to use 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 integration of nutrition, exercise, and treatment of the painful degenerated disc.

Schedule your next West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment soon. We can chat about if you knew just how effective such interventions like grapeseed, aloe vera and broccoli might be on easing West Palm Beach back pain by treating the herniated disc.

 
Chiropractic Care presents interesting studies on how to address degenerated discs with grapeseed oil, aloe and broccoli sprout extract. 
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