Water, water, water; we’ve been pumped with information about the benefits of drinking enough H2O for decades. But did you know that water plays a significant role in the health of your spine? If you’re dehydrated (which many of us actually are), you could be at risk of back pain.
Our Stoke on Trent chiropractor explains that between every two vertebrae in our spines sits a disk. These disks act as shock absorbers for everything we put our spines through on a daily basis. And their inner substance is made up of mostly water. Forgetting all the scientific jargon, it simply boils down to this: when the inner portion of the disk is dehydrated, it cannot support its share of the load on the spine. This can lead to pain, inflammation, and often even ruptures or herniations of the outer shell of the disk.
Water affects every cell and organ within your body, and drinking enough of it is one of the easiest and most effective ways to maintain a healthy back and spine.
We can’t think of a good enough reason not to drink enough water. Can you?
Take your first step towards better health and call us on 01782 848 184 today
From the team at City Chiropractic Clinic
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