INFLAMMATION’S ROLE IN BACK AND NECK PAIN
It is all (well, a lot) about inflammation! In Baton Rouge
back pain patients - acute or chronic back pain sufferers - there is an imbalance
of pro-inflammatory (TNFA, IL-1B, IL-6, IL-2 and IFN) and anti-inflammatory (IL-1
TA, STNFR2, IL-10) components. The pro-inflammatory mediators win.
They will be more present in back pain patients than the
anti-inflammatory ones. And patients like you see this difference!
They will have higher visual analog
scale scores for pain. (1) Even more specifically,
the level of lumbar radicular (leg) pain disc herniation patients experience is
recently associated with the level of inflammatory
marker microRNA-17 seen in their disc’s nucleus pulposus. MicroRNAs
modulate neuroinflammatory processes like the one set
off when a disc herniates. (2) Inflammation is a part of the
disc herniation event. The body’s inflammatory response to spine pain is real. Your Baton Rouge chiropractor
knows this and helps lessen the inflammatory
as well as mechanical factors influencing your Baton Rouge
back pain, neck pain, leg pain and arm pain experience.
Listen to this discussion on care of the herniated
disc with Cox® Technic on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as Dr.
Jonathon Cerutti shares the success of pain reduction for his patient.
Baton Rouge CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:
Devil’s Claw for Inflammation
Devil’s Claw helps decrease inflammation! Traditional
medicine has used it for many years for all types of ailments. The
harpagoside compound of Devil’s Claw is known for its beneficial
activity, particularly its role in reducing
inflammation. (3) Osteoarthritis reacts well to it. In new research, Devil’s Claw
reportedly deterred nitric oxide, inflammatory
cytokines (IL-6, IL-1β, and TNF-α), and PGE2 and averted arachidonic
acid metabolism and eicosanoid biosynthesis, leading to COX-2 inhibition and decreased
inflammation. (4) Your chiropractor is well aware that getting
rid of inflammation is not a one-pronged approach. Adding
Devil’s Claw to
the Baton Rouge chiropractic treatment plan may increase
the inflammation reduction you want to help you attain the
pain reduction you desire.
CONTACT Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation
Baton Rouge back pain brings on inflammation. Herniating a disc
brings on inflammation. Baton Rouge chiropractic care at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation
that incorporates anti-inflammatory Devil’s Claw supplementation
may reduce the inflammation and the pain. Schedule your
Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment today!