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August 2019 Healthy News: The Role of Inflammation in Back Pain and The Anti-Inflammatory Potential of Devils Claw

The role of inflammation in West Palm Beach back pain is real. Chiropractic care can manage it. 

INFLAMMATION’S ROLE IN BACK AND NECK PAIN

It’s all (well, a lot) about inflammation! West Palm Beach back pain sufferers with acute or chronic pain have 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 prevail. They will be greater in back pain patients than the anti-inflammatory ones. And patients like you see this discrepancy! They will have higher visual analog scale scores for pain. (1)  Even more distinctively, the level of lumbar radicular (leg) pain disc herniation patients experience is newly linked to the level of inflammatory marker microRNA-17 found in their disc’s nucleus pulposus. MicroRNAs control neuroinflammatory processes like the one started when a disc herniates. (2) Inflammation is a piece of the disc herniation occurrence. The inflammatory response of the body to spine pain is real. Your West Palm Beach chiropractor knows this and helps lessen the inflammatory as well as mechanical factors influencing your West Palm Beach back pain, neck pain, leg pain and arm pain experience.  

Listen to this discussion about 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.  

 

West Palm Beach 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 a variety of ailments. The harpagoside compound of Devil’s Claw is known for its therapeutic activity, particularly its role in reducing inflammation. (3) Osteoarthritis reacts well to it. In new research, Devil’s Claw reportedly inhibited nitric oxide, inflammatory cytokines (IL-6, IL-1β, and TNF-α), and PGE2 and prevented arachidonic acid metabolism and eicosanoid biosynthesis, leading to COX-2 inhibition and reduced inflammation. (4) Your chiropractor understands that reducing inflammation is not a one-pronged approach. The Devil’s Claw’s addition to the West Palm Beach chiropractic treatment plan may enhance the inflammation reduction you want to help you attain the pain reduction you desire.

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West Palm Beach back pain brings on inflammation. Herniating a disc brings on inflammation. West Palm Beach chiropractic care at Chiropractic Care that includes anti-inflammatory Devil’s Claw supplementation may reduce the inflammation and the pain. Schedule your West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment today!

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