Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center Encourages Healthy Diet to Avoid Pain and Inflammation

The S.A.D. is sad on so many levels. Inflammation. Obesity. Pain. S.A.D. being the Standard American Diet may be addressed by concentrating on and changing to a more anti-inflammatory diet. Back pain may benefit as well from an anti-inflammatory diet, so Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center promotes an anti-inflammatory diet for pain relief and even neurological recovery when spinal nerves hurt and are inflamed which causes Pensacola back pain and neck pain, etc. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center manages and relieves back pain and neck pain with an inclusive chiropractic treatment plan of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic, exercise and nutritional diet. Pensacola chiropractic patients work with Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center for the relief of Pensacola chronic pain, back pain, and neck pain.


Diet may play a role in obesity and chronic pain, not just in weight-bearing joints but other parts of the body, too. Poor diet often contributes to obesity, impacts the immune system adversely, and lengthens recovery from inflammatory injury. A diet that is anti-inflammatory in nature instead of a pharmacological intervention after injury may well assist these issues when exchanged for the Standard American Diet. (1) Pensacola chiropractic patients with chronic pain often find some relief with wiser eating choices.


A review of 172 papers advises that effects of specific 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 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 interspersed weekly. It is not bad to have sweets occasionally! (2) Such a treat makes it simpler to manage a diet change! Eating this way helps manage inflammation/oxidative stress that results in pain relief.  


A well-known diet called the ketogenic diet may have a good effect on reducing inflammation and advancing 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 treatment of chronic pain and Pensacola back pain at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center is eager to disclose that  anti-inflammatory diets foster patients’ healing 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 shares a case of chronic back pain helped with Cox® Technic protocols.

Schedule a Pensacola chiropractic visit with Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center soon to start including a variety of anti-inflammatory foods into your diet – S.A.D. or not - for relief of Pensacola chronic pain, back pain, nerve pain and even joint pain. 

Pensacola chiropractic patients do well to avoid the S.A.D. diet to decrease inflammation and pain.
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