Back Pain Cause

Important Information About The True Origins Of Backpain

If you search the Web to find the so called state-of-the-art causes for ordinary back pain, and if you are astute enough, you may perceive that prestigious Medical Schools such as Stanford and Cornell, don’t have the foggiest notion as to the cause; they do a fine job of finding what IT IS NOT! But, the common order is diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. If you can’t diagnose it, your chances of correct treatment are very slim indeed. The point will be discussed in more detail under Back Pain Diagnosis.

Dr. Brice E. Vickery, a Holistic Chiropractic Physician and Applied Kinesiologist had by 1986 solved most of the riddles. He discovered that the majority (9 out of 10) of his patients were not utilizing their dietary protein to rebuild their tissues but rather converted much of it to sugars and burned it as fuel or stored it as fat. The enzyme systems of digestion and the rest of the body were found to be in a downward spiral. The body having a strict order of preservation, (such as the top priority, brain) eventually ended up robbing the other tissues until they could steal no more. The “Enzyme Bank” (Dr. Edward Howell) starts to become bankrupt – decade by decade. The result is that protein, calcium and other minerals come out of the bone, out of the cartilage, and especially the fibro–cartilages that are designated intervertebral disks. The glands malfunction.

In 1986 and subsequent years, Dr. Vickery taught doctors and his patients that there ARE NERVES in the spinal disks. This was not being taught in the schools of Medicine, Chiropractic, Osteopathy, or Naturopathy. Subsequent events have proven that Dr. Vickery was correct thirteen years ahead of his time.

The degeneration of the spinal disks was not determined by ordinary means. These only find the gross, end stages of diskal deterioration which become visible to ordinary doctors by means of CAT Scans (Computerized Axial Tomography) MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) and very gross neurological signs and symptoms. The average X–ray tells nothing about what is going on in the disk. He labeled this as THE MAJOR CAUSE OF BACK PAIN.

With the deterioration of the diskal substance irritating degenerative substances are developed which irritate the nerves in the disk, which are connected to the spinal cord by the Recurrent Meningeal Nerves, which as the process becomes severe, causes backpain and muscle imbalance. Actually the Meridians of Acupuncture are also involved and no amount of needling can permanently correct this condition.

With the development of beyond state–of–the–art tests by Dr. Vickery the major causes and locations of the diskal deterioration were discovered.

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  • Protein Digestion/utilization lack.
  • Vitamin C Complex Deficiency.
  • Iodine Deficiency.
  • Sulfur Deficiency, needed in cartilage and it’s lack causes arthritis* spinal and all joints…
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Side view of the spine with interdiskal pads noted.
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With a finding like this in his practice (which was routine) Dr. Vickery became able to predict the presence of diskal deterioration in his patients BEFORE EXAMINING THEM! The causes of Back Pain then are mainly diskal degeneration from two sources:

  • The nutritional deficiencies.
  • The resulting mechanical change in posture.

Once the disks have no direct blood supply the resulting change in uneven loading leaves the compressed side of the disks at a severe or impossible disadvantage in absorbing the nutrients from the normal delivery system of the vertebral end plates. Much like compressing a sponge between your hands in a bucket of water, very little water can get into the sponge!