The Role Of A Chiropractor In Reducing Inflammation Today
Inflammation occurs when the body experiences a pathogenic or foreign threat. It involves swelling, pain and redness to help remove invaders that would otherwise cause harm. The role of a chiropractor is to help you deal with this.
The acute form of inflammation is your immune system’s response at preserving itself after injury has occurred by using these symptoms as an aid in removing harmful bacteria and pathogens from the affected area so it can start healing again – but this type of inflammatory process should dissipate with time if treatment is given for any injuries sustained.
Chronic inflammation is different from acute, so called as it happens in response to a sudden injury or harmful stimuli. This chronic form of inflammation occurs when the body generates an overly strong inflammatory reaction due to poor immune system regulation and conditions that cause the immune system to attack healthy tissue. Some food items, lack of sleep and high stress all contribute towards causing this disorder known as chronic low-level systemic inflammation which can lead to serious problems if not treated on time such heart disease, obesity etcetera leading even at times like cancer provided certain other factors are also present with support from genetic predispositions too!
If you have rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis or another condition associated with chronic inflammation like lupus and fibromyalgia a chiropractor can play an important role in reducing the effects of this pain.
So what is the role of a chiropractor?
How Chiropractic Care Can Help Reduce Inflammation?
Chiropractic care is a helpful way to realign the spine and reduce pressure on nerves. It can also help your body’s biomechanics return to normal by stopping neuropeptide production that could lead to inflammation.
Chiropractic adjustments may also help reduce the production of cytokines, proteins that regulate the cells of our immune system. When these cytokine levels build up in a certain area they create an inflammatory response. Preliminary studies suggest chiropractic may not only be effective on affected areas but other parts as well!
Can Chiropractors Give Lifestyle Advice?
The role of a Chiropractor is to further assist in the fight against chronic inflammation by suggesting lifestyle changes.
Next time you visit a chiropractor, ask about what they recommend for an anti-inflammatory diet and getting enough exercise. A nutrient-dense low calorie diet will help reduce inflammation as well as taking vitamin D, magnesium and fish oil supplements to promote joint health. Physical exercise is also good because it promotes healthy bodily functions in addition to reducing inflammation; make sure that 30 minutes of aerobics are done 4–5 days per week alongside 15 minutes of weight training each day.
If you suffer from a chronic inflammatory disease, chiropractic care can go a long way towards helping your symptoms. A balanced approach that includes chiropractic, proper nutrition and exercise as well as effective stress management could lead to an overall healthier version of yourself.
Ready to schedule a chiropractic visit? Contact TierWellness today for more information about how we can reduce inflammation. Located in Marketplace Long Beach, our team is ready and waiting!