Your chiropractor can work wonders healing an injury, maintaining optimal spinal health, or ridding yourself of neck and back pain. Chiropractic can sooth your ailments. Some of your lifestyle choices outside the doctor’s office can influence the effectiveness of your treatment. A few of these are exercise, quitting smoking, drinking enough water and diet.
The food that we consume on a daily basis has a very large impact on our bodies. By incorporating certain foods into your diet, you can contribute to the health of your spine.
BBC reports that back pain and degeneration is linked to a lack of nutrients, indicating that diet can contribute to preventing injury. Some of the foods that can help include:
SALMON and other cold-water fish. Salmon contains Omega-3 fatty acids, which decrease inflammation in blood vessels and nerves, improving blood flow and reducing inflammation in joints.
OLIVE OIL contains anti-inflammatory compounds and has been proven to reduce spinal column cartilage inflammation . This controls back pain and stiffness .
TUMERIC has traditionally been used to alleviate pain and aid digestion. It helps with joint inflammation and protects from tissue damage and destruction.
GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES are rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin A and C that helps to restore cellular health.
RED GRAPES contain resveratrol, which blocks the response to inflammatory signals.
Along with chiropractic care and increasing your nutrients, you can lower inflammation, increase circulation and build healthier bones.
We can help you get the most out of every chiropractic visit.