Management of chronic pain is one of the main reasons many people seek out chiropractic care. According to a National Institutes of Health Study in 2011, 76 million Americans are in chronic pain. The traditional care methods include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or opioids. Of course, these do bring a level of relief, but many also bring a level of risk for dangerous side effects.
In recent years, there has been a major upswing in interest for managing pain using natural methods, away from the risk of dangerous side effects or addiction. Chiropractic techniques promote the body’s ability to self-heal and promote recovery, not simply hiding the symptoms.
Yet, during treatment, patients will see stronger results if they can manage their pain and healing outside of the office.
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Self-care is a phrase frequently talked about but rarely understood. We all seem to have plenty of time for stress, but never enough for self-care. A healthy, happy life requires we find a balance between managing care for others while prioritizing care for ourselves.
No matter what takes center stage in your life— family responsibilities, work deadlines or end-of-semester finals— you will be better equipped to everything that comes your way if you are also taking the time to care for yourself. Here are a few ways you can sneak self-care into your everyday routine.
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People dealing with chronic pain are everywhere. We are seeing both children and adults dealing with more and more headaches, back pain, neck pain, joint pain and pain syndromes. Chronic pain is defined as pain that persists longer than six months. Long term pain is often accompanied by other symptoms. These symptoms can include poor sleep, poor emotional control, depression, anxiety, fatigue and burnout.
It is important to not just cover up the symptoms of chronic pain. There is no doubt that drugs that reduce or relieve pain can help people deal with the pain. It is important not to rely on the drugs in the long term. There are major side effects with many of these medications. The CDC recently reported that deaths from prescription opioids have more than quadrupled since 1999. It is important for people to know a non-drug option exists for chronic pain.
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This guest blog article from Dr. Jeff Donatello focuses on the "Fork Fitness" component is to get you back on track with the best way to eat healthy to optimize your methylation pathways, boost your metabolism and decrease inflammation (ie. heart attack or stroke) and heal from chronic pain.
If you go to the local bookstore, you will see entire rows of books on this subject. As a nutritionist I have seen and heard it all, which is why I like to keep it simple.
Five Basic Principles :
- Eat real food
- Eliminate toxins and toxic food (processed foods)
- Eat slowly
- Eat for you
- Follow the 80/10/10 Rule
What if I told you that doctors have discovered a breakthrough in treating patients who suffer with Fibromyalgia and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome? Would you be open and willing to learn about what that breakthrough is? If the answer is YES, then it is from this space of openness and willingness where you will begin your healing journey.
In overcoming our health challenges, it is imperative that we approach our health from a radically new mindset. Essential in forming this new mindset is entertaining the notion that anything is possible when it comes to our health, and yes, YOU CAN heal yourself and thrive.
If you are suffering with fibromyalgia, chronic pain, anxiety, or ADD; science shows us you can get help, naturally, without drugs. Let me explain how.
When you have a weak muscle, you can exercise it to make it stronger, as long as the muscle is not permanently damaged. Of course you have to be specific in what muscle you want to target with exercise and how you perform the exercise. For example if your right bicep muscle is weak, you wouldn't perform abdominal crunches because the abdominal muscles have nothing to do with your biceps.
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"The tennis elbow pain I felt when you pushed on my forearm is gone! How does that work"? "The sharp stabbing pain that made me pause talking between each word is so much better two hours after the laser treatment". "Dr. J, I am not shuffling any longer, the plantar fascitis pain in my foot is virtrually gone after the laser treatment"! These words were music to my ears as patients experienced the benefits of the Multi-Wave Locked System on its first day of use.