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

Who knew? Researchers are an interesting group of people. How they come up things to try is a curiosity! What would make them to think “broccoli, aloe vera and grapeseed may positively impact disc degeneration” is a wonder to Minster Chiropractic Center and surely to our Minster chiropractic patients, but a good wonder! They may be onto something to deal with degenerated discs which trigger back pain, neck pain, and disruption of life.

PREVENTING AND POSSIBLY REVERSING DISC DEGENERATION

Minster low back pain is quite closely linked to degeneration of the intervertebral disc in the spine.  At its basic level, the Minster degenerated disc is recognized for a reduced number of cells and alteration to its tissue and extracellular matrix content. In several of these studies, rabbit discs are examined as they are similar to human discs. In one rabbit study, researchers looked at the degenerated intervertebral disc and its response to the application of broccoli sprout extract. They thought and their study discovered that it had preventive and restorative influences on degenerated discs. (1) In second rabbit study, grapeseed extracts were applied to degenerated discs. By reason of their being natural flavonoids with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, grapeseed extracts were tested to see how their inhibitory and anabolic effects would be on degenerated discs. They proved to be restorative and preventive in terms of affecting the degraded disc tissues’ collagen fibrils. (2) In a third study, aloe vera gel was utilized. Aloe vera gel stopped and reversed disc degeneration. Researchers wrote that there was a statistically significant (a big deal!) gradual reversal of degenerative changes. These modifications were noted in the collagen content organization, the nucleus pulposus and annulus fibrosus cell rise, and degree of disc degeneration. (3) Minster Chiropractic Center will follow these interesting studies and see how they will apply to human use. Maybe these results will inspire Minster chiropractic patients to enjoy more broccoli, utilize 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 describes The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management incorporation of nutrition, exercise, and treatment of the painful degenerated disc.

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

 
Minster Chiropractic Center presents interesting studies on how to treat degenerated discs with grapeseed oil, aloe and broccoli sprout extract. 
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