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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 Ashburn back pain is real. Chiropractic care can manage it. 

INFLAMMATION’S ROLE IN BACK AND NECK PAIN

It is all (well, a lot) about inflammation! Ashburn back pain sufferers with acute or chronic pain have an inequality of pro-inflammatory (TNFA, IL-1B, IL-6, IL-2 and IFN) and anti-inflammatory (IL-1 TA, STNFR2, IL-10) factors. The pro-inflammatory mediators win. They will be greater in back pain patients than the anti-inflammatory ones. And patients like you detect this difference! They will mark their visual analog scale scores. (1)  Even more specifically, the level of lumbar radicular (leg) pain disc herniation patients experience is recently linked to the level of inflammatory marker microRNA-17 found in their disc’s nucleus pulposus. MicroRNAs modulate neuroinflammatory processes like the one started when a disc herniates. (2) Inflammation is a part of the disc herniation occurrence. The body’s inflammatory response to spine pain is real. Your Ashburn chiropractor recognizes this and helps diminish the inflammatory as well as mechanical factors affecting your Ashburn 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.  

 

Ashburn CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:
Devil’s Claw for Inflammation

Devil’s Claw helps reduce 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 beneficial activity, especially its role in decreasing 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 decreased inflammation. (4) Your chiropractor understands that getting rid of inflammation is not a one-pronged approach. The Devil’s Claw’s addition to the Ashburn chiropractic treatment plan may improve the inflammation reduction you want to get you to the pain reduction you desire.

CONTACT Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn

Ashburn back pain brings on inflammation. Herniating a disc brings on inflammation. Ashburn chiropractic care at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn that includes anti-inflammatory Devil’s Claw supplementation may decrease the inflammation and the pain. Schedule your Ashburn chiropractic appointment now!

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