(S2) E2: Spinal degeneration in 10 year olds...


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By Tabor Smith, Dr. Tabor Smith, and Spinal Hygienist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Adults aren’t the only ones at risk for arthritis today. A recent study from a group of researchers in Scotland found 9% of 10 year olds showed evidence of spinal degeneration in their spine. With kids getting less and less exercise, and more and more computer and video time, it’s no wonder their spines are showing signs of damage and decay as well. ..Reference: Shock Over Disc Degeneration in 10-Year Olds-But Are Disc Abnormalitites in This Age Group Surprising? http://journals.lww.com/backletter/Citation/2004/01000/Shock_Over_Disc_Degeneration_in_10_Year_Olds_But.1.aspx

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