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Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC Cares for Spinal Discs with Nutrition and Knowledge

What do you know about the nutrition of the discs in your spine? Your La Grande chiropractor knows a lot about them! Not a day goes by that your La Grande chiropractor is not treating spinal discs. The discs in the spine have a high metabolism that demands oxygen, glucose, chondroitin sulfate and minerals in order for it to evade degenerative change. Let’s study how La Grande chiropractic guided nutrition can alleviate and improve the health of the human disc. Its nutritional balance is sensitive and quite responsive to nutrition and La Grande chiropractic treatment.


The reduction of chondroitin sulfate  within the intervertebral disc during La Grande degenerative disc disease results in a reduction in tissue hydration, a loss of fluid movement, cell death (also called apoptosis), a loss of nerve growth inhibition and finally, the loss of disc function. Aging experiences a significant decrease in chondroitin sulfate (known as glycosaminoglycan) in the disc structure. This degeneration takes place throughout the whole disc. These changes contribute to an appreciation of the possible impact of chondroitin sulfate on the disc biology and the development of therapeutic methods for disc regeneration and repair. (1) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC passes this information along to La Grande chiropractic disc degeneration patients.


Not only is chondroitin sulfate important for the health of your La Grande disc and its ability to resist degeneration, but chondroitin sulfate is a slow-acting anti-inflammatory drug for treating osteoarthritis and low back pain. La Grande inflammation influences disc health status. Chondroitin sulfate doesn’t have the unfavorable side effects of non–steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that can injure organs such as the liver, heart and kidneys. (2) A source of chondroitin sulfate is from human umbilical cord which is revealed to reestablish the degenerative disc cells when disc cells are put in this umbilical fluid known as Wharton’s Jelly. Captivatingly this disc cell restorative fluid contains chondroitin sulfate which is the chemical creating the intervertebral disc. (3) Also of interest is a study showing positive outcomes using vitamins B12, 1, and 6 in treating arm and leg pain due to intervertebral disc degeneration and herniation. (4) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC makes available a high-quality disc nutritional supplement that specifically has chondroitin sulfate and a daily multivitamin, amino acid, enzyme, and herb formula containing the B vitamins to reduce inflammation. La Grande chiropractic patients find this valuable adjunct to their La Grande chiropractic care.


The benefit of La Grande chiropractic nutrition is additionally revealed when joined with La Grande chiropractic spinal manipulation. The physiological effects of spinal manipulation displayed that it affected disc physiology mostly through water flow via water diffusion and molecular transport into the disc, which are important for the health of the disc. (5) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC comprehends the combined importance of supplying the nutrients of a good disc supplement and daily multivitamin with La Grande spinal manipulation to affect diffusion of water and molecular chemicals into the disc. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is well skilled with spinal manipulation to do this!

This study puts in perspective the role of Cox Technic procedures in the treatment and prevention of La Grande disc degeneration and its subsequent disc herniation. The effects of La Grande chiropractic on intervertebral disk matrix and metabolic enzymes in rats with cervical disc degeneration and arthritis revealed that chiropractic may improve the degeneration in rats with cervical disc degeneration and arthritis by adjusting the intervertebral disc matrix system and related metabolic enzymes. (6)

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Schedule a La Grande chiropractic visit at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC today. Noticeably, it is the combination of La Grande chiropractic Cox Technic and nutrition that demonstrates promise in the relief of pain and prevention of La Grande disc degeneration. Now you know a lot about spinal disc nutrition!

Your La Grande chiropractor thoroughly understands spinal discs and what they need nutritionally. Do you? 
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