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How Chronic Smoking Leads to Back Pain

June 27, 2012

Atlanta Chiropractor

If you’re a smoker, here’s another reason why you should stop: Back and Neck Pain.

Because nicotine is a vasoconstrictor (narrows blood vessels), it can deprive intervertebral discs of its nutrients, leading to early degeneration of the discs and hinders the ability of the disc to heal.

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