Healthy News October 2018 Manage Musculoskeletal Pain To Avoid Chronic Disease

Chiropractic Associates helps ease musculoskeletal pain which helps prevent chronic disease. 


Musculoskeletal conditions like Preston back and neck pain and osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, may precede chronic disease like cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease or obesity. For example, those|Preston chiropractic patients with osteoarthritis seem to have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The newest report reports that patients with musculoskeletal conditions have a 17% increased chance of getting a chronic disease. (1) What do the study’s researchers suggest? Address musculoskeletal diseases early on in their development. Preventing and treating these musculoskeletal conditions early may help avoid the development of chronic diseases in the future. Just what the connection is between musculoskeletal conditions and chronic disease risk is yet unknown. Your Preston chiropractor at Chiropractic Associates urges you to address your Preston back pain and neck pain issues sooner than later and is ready to help our Preston chiropractic patients!

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Vincent Pankonin on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about chronic back pain and its Preston chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System.

Preston chiropractic care may involve checking the level of vitamin B12 since it may influence back pain relief. 


How’s Your Vitamin B12 Status?

Vitamin B12 maintains the health of nerves and blood cells. Mild B12 deficiency may be unnoticed. More advanced B12 deficiency may produce anemia, fatigue, pale skin, appetite drop, constipation, diarrhea, heart palpitations, etc. One concerning condition related to B12 deficiency is subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord after nitrous oxide anesthesia. (2) Improving B12 status can help. B12 may be delivered orally or via injection. One injection study revealed that B12 eased low back pain and disability and lowered patients’ use of paracetamol for pain relief. (3) B12 deficiency may be evaded by having meat, poultry, seafood, dairy products, and eggs or taking B12 supplements. Talk with your Preston chiropractor about the best way for you to maintain a healthy B12 status!

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