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Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn 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 fixed by concentrating on and changing to a more anti-inflammatory diet. Back pain may benefit as well from an anti-inflammatory diet, so Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn promotes an anti-inflammatory diet for pain relief and even neurological recovery when spinal nerves are in pain and are inflamed which results in Ashburn back pain and neck pain, etc. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn manages and relieves back pain and neck pain with an inclusive chiropractic treatment plan of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic, exercise and nutritional diet. Ashburn chiropractic patients team up with Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn for the relief of Ashburn 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 often contributes to obesity, influences the immune system adversely, and prolongs recovery from inflammatory injury. An anti-inflammatory diet instead of a pharmacological intervention after injury may well assist these concerns when substituted for the Standard American Diet. (1) Ashburn chiropractic patients with chronic pain frequently find some relief with healthier eating selections.


A review of 172 papers proposes that effects of certain 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 3 times a day along with fruits and vegetables, yogurt, red wine are good daily. Fish and legumes, white meat, eggs and cheese and red meats can be interspersed weekly. It’s not bad to have sweets occasionally! (2) That causes it to be more palatable to manage a diet change! Eating like this helps manage inflammation/oxidative stress that brings about pain relief.  


A well-known diet called the ketogenic diet may have a good effect on lessening inflammation and fostering neuroprotection, protection of the nerves and even neurological recovery of spinal cord injury if started early after the injury. (3) Protecting and regenerating damaged, inflamed nerves is significant in the care of chronic pain and Ashburn back pain at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is excited to disclose 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 shares a patient with chronic back pain helped with Cox® Technic protocols.

Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic visit with Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn soon to begin including some anti-inflammatory foods into your diet – S.A.D. or not - for relief of Ashburn chronic pain, back pain, nerve pain and even joint pain. 

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