Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation Encourages Healthy Diet to Avoid Pain and Inflammation

The S.A.D. is sad for many reasons. Inflammation. Obesity. Pain. S.A.D. being the Standard American Diet may be addressed 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 Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation promotes an anti-inflammatory diet for pain relief and even neurological recovery when spinal nerves ache and are inflamed which results in Baton Rouge back pain and neck pain, etc. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation oversees the relief of back pain and neck pain with a complete chiropractic treatment plan of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic, exercise and nutritional diet. Baton Rouge chiropractic patients team up with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation for the relief of Baton Rouge chronic pain, back pain, and neck pain.


Diet may influence obesity and chronic pain, not just in weight-bearing joints but other parts of the body as well. Poor diet many times contributes to obesity, influences the immune system adversely, and delays recovery from inflammatory injury. An anti-inflammatory diet in place of a pharmacological intervention after injury may well help with these concerns when swapped for the Standard American Diet. (1) Baton Rouge chiropractic patients with chronic pain often find some relief with wiser eating selections.


A review of 172 papers suggests that effects of specific foods are comparable to drug management therapy for chronic pain. Natural compounds like the phenolic compounds in extra virgin olive oil are examples. Carbohydrates with low glycemic indices consumed three times a day alongside 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 causes it to be more palatable to achieve a diet change! Eating this way facilitates inflammation/oxidative stress that results in pain relief.  


A well-known diet referred to as the ketogenic diet may have a good effect on reducing inflammation and fostering neuroprotection, protection of the nerves and even neurological recovery of spinal cord injury if started in a timely manner after the injury. (3) Protecting and regenerating damaged, inflamed nerves is significant in the care of chronic pain and Baton Rouge back pain at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is eager to share that  anti-inflammatory diets help patients heal from disc herniations and other spine related injuries.

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Listen to this Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as Dr. Vincent Pankonin presents a patient with chronic back pain helped with Cox® Technic protocols.

Schedule a Baton Rouge chiropractic visit with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation soon to start adding some anti-inflammatory foods into your diet – S.A.D. or not - for relief of Baton Rouge chronic pain, back pain, nerve pain and even joint pain. 

Baton Rouge chiropractic patients do well to avoid the S.A.D. diet to reduce inflammation and pain.
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