The answer, unfortunately, is yes. A study in the 2011 The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found that you have a quadrupled risk of lumbar disc disease if you have a close relative with the problem. Even if you’re parents don’t have issues, even having a distant cousin can elevate your risk!
Chiropractors can help mitigate your risk and give you tools to help control or slow the progression! Talk to one today!