Quit Smoking – It’s Deadly to the Spine! – Quit Smoking

Smoking is nutritional suicide for your discs. How many truly healthy looking smokers do you know? We know for a fact that cigarette smoking interferes with bone healing, bone remodeling, cartilage healing, and cartilage remodeling.

Smoking interferes with the normal healing processes that take place in our body. Cigarette smoking also interferes with the fusion process after surgery. Fusion failure (psuedoarthrosis) is clearly higher in cigarette smokers.

It just makes sense. Smoking is not worth the pain.

Posted by on Jul 16th, 2008 and filed under Back Pain, Neck Pain. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response by filling following comment form or trackback to this entry from your site

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