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Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre Encourages Healthy Diet to Avoid Pain and Inflammation

The S.A.D. is sad on so many levels. Inflammation. Obesity. Pain. S.A.D. being the Standard American Diet may be fixed by paying attention to and exchanging from a S.A.D. diet to a more anti-inflammatory diet. Back pain may benefit as well from an anti-inflammatory diet, so Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre urges an anti-inflammatory diet for pain relief and even neurological recovery when spinal nerves hurt and are inflamed which results in Toronto back pain and neck pain, etc. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre oversees the relief of back pain and neck pain with an inclusive chiropractic treatment plan of spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic, exercise and nutritional diet. Toronto chiropractic patients work with Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre for the relief of Toronto chronic pain, back pain, and neck pain.


Diet may play a role in obesity and chronic pain, not just in weight-bearing joints but other parts of the body, too. Poor diet many times adds to obesity, affects the immune system unfavorably, and delays recovery from inflammatory injury. A diet that is anti-inflammatory in nature instead of a pharmacological intervention after injury may well help with these concerns when swapped for the Standard American Diet. (1) Toronto chiropractic patients with chronic pain often find some relief with healthier eating selections.


A review of 172 studies proposes that consequences of specific 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 three 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 mixed in weekly. It’s not bad to have sweets on occasion! (2) Such a treat 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 decreasing inflammation and promoting 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 Toronto back pain at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre is eager to disclose that  anti-inflammatory diets foster patients’ healing 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 discusses a patient with chronic back pain helped with Cox® Technic protocols.

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

Toronto chiropractic patients do well to avoid the S.A.D. diet to reduce inflammation and pain.
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