The S.A.D. is sad on so many levels.
Inflammation. Obesity. Pain. S.A.D. being the Standard American Diet may be remedied
by paying attention to and exchanging from a
S.A.D. diet to a more anti-inflammatory diet. Back pain may benefit as
well from an anti-inflammatory diet, so
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa encourages an anti-inflammatory diet for
pain relief and even neurological recovery when spinal nerves hurt and are inflamed which results in West Des Moines back pain and neck pain,
etc. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa oversees the relief of back pain
and neck pain with an inclusive chiropractic
treatment plan of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic, exercise and nutritional
diet. West Des Moines chiropractic patients work with
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa for the relief of West Des Moines chronic pain, back pain,
and neck pain.
West Des Moines DIET AND INFLAMMATION
Diet may play a role in obesity and chronic
pain, not just in weight-bearing joints but other parts of the body as
well. Poor diet often contributes to obesity, influences
the immune system adversely, and prolongs
recovery from inflammatory injury. An anti-inflammatory diet instead of a pharmacological intervention after injury may well assist
these issues when replaced
for the Standard American Diet. (1) West Des Moines chiropractic patients
with chronic pain often find some relief with better
A review of 172 papers advises
that consequences of certain foods are akin
to drug management therapy for chronic pain. Natural compounds like the
phenolic compounds in extra virgin olive oil are such.
Carbohydrates with low glycemic indices consumed 3
times a day along with fruits and vegetables, yogurt, red wine
are good on a daily basis. Fish and legumes, white meat, eggs and
cheese and red meats can be mixed in weekly. It is
not bad to have sweets on occasion! (2) Such a treat
makes it more palatable to manage
a diet change! Eating like this helps manage
inflammation/oxidative stress that brings about pain relief.
DIET CHANGE FOR NEUROLOGICAL REPAIR
A popular diet referred
to as the ketogenic diet may be beneficial for decreasing
inflammation and promoting neuroprotection,
protection of the nerves and even neurological recovery of spinal cord injury
if initiated in a timely manner after the injury. (3)
Protecting and regenerating damaged, inflamed nerves is important
in the treatment of chronic pain and West Des Moines back pain at
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is eager to share
that anti-inflammatory diets foster patients’ healing from disc herniations and other
spine related injuries.
CONTACT Executive Chiropractic of Iowa
Listen to this Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson
as Dr. Vincent Pankonin discusses a patient with
chronic back pain helped with Cox® Technic protocols.
Schedule a West Des Moines chiropractic visit with
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa soon to start including some anti-inflammatory foods into your diet – S.A.D. or not - for relief
of West Des Moines chronic pain, back pain, nerve pain and even joint pain.