Chiropractic for Degenerative Disc Disease

Disc degeneration is something that we will all experience. As the body ages, the spine eventually experiences sign of wear and tear. However, disc degeneration, also known as degenerative disc disease (DDD), is occurs when it begins to causeback and neck pain. There is no permanent “cure” for this issue, but Dr. Papadopoulos, our chiropractor in Commack at Suffolk County Chiropractic, can implement chiropractic techniques to help relieve your pain.


Do I Have Degenerative Disc Disease?

Symptoms may vary depending on where the weakened disc is, but below are some general and commonindicationsof DDD:


  • Pain in the lower back or upper thighs
  • Pain is not persistent; it is either dull or severe and varies from lasting days to months
  • More severe pain when sitting or inactive
  • More severe pain when bending, lifting, or twisting the body
  • Occasional numbness or tingling in limbs


Visit our chiropractorin Commack at Suffolk County Chiropractic if you are experiencing symptoms similar to the one’s listed above.


How Can My Chiropractor Help?

At Suffolk County Chiropractic, we offer several services that can alleviate pain associated with the degeneration of spinal discs. The degenerating disc causes pain because it puts pressure on certain spinal nerves. The type of approach taken totreatpain will be determined by the nerves that are affected.


Chiropractic techniques help spinal motion, reduce joint inflammation, and prevent the worsening of the condition. Dr. Papadopoulos, a chiropractor in Commack, may utilize one of the followingtreatment options:


  • Spinal adjustment/spinal correction
  • Corrective exercise
  • Spinal screenings
  • Massage therapy

In order to achieve the best results, some lifestyle changes may also be necessary in conjunction with chiropractic treatments. These may include ahealthier diet, more exercise, avoiding certain movements and activities, and improving posture.


Degenerative disc disease is common, and the severity of pain is different for every individual. At Suffolk County Chiropractic, our chiropractor in Commack will determine if you are suffering from DDD and then develop the best treatment plan to reduce your pain and improve your everyday life.Contactus today to start your recovery!

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