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Healthy News – October 2018 – Manage Musculoskeletal Pain To Avoid Chronic Disease

Spinal Care Clinic helps relieve musculoskeletal pain which helps prevent chronic disease. 

CARE FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN EARLY TO AVOID CHRONIC DISEASES LATER

Musculoskeletal conditions like Burlington and Hamilton back pain, neck pain and osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, may lead to chronic disease like cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease or obesity. For instance, those|Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic patients who experience osteoarthritis seem to have a higher risk of acquiring cardiovascular disease. The newest study reports that patients with musculoskeletal conditions have a 17% higher risk of acquiring a chronic disease. (1) What do the study’s authors recommend? Address musculoskeletal diseases at the beginning in their development. Preventing and taking care of these musculoskeletal conditions early may help prevent the development of chronic diseases later. Just what the connection is between musculoskeletal conditions and chronic disease risk is not yet known. Your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractor at Spinal Care Clinic encourages you to take care of your Burlington and Hamilton back pain and neck pain conditions sooner than later and is here to help our Burlington and Hamilton 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 Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System.

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

 
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How Is Your Vitamin B12 Level?

Vitamin B12 keeps the nerves and blood cells healthy. Mild B12 deficiency may be undetected. More advanced B12 deficiency may produce anemia, fatigue, pale skin, appetite drop, constipation, diarrhea, heart palpitations, etc. One concerning condition linked to B12 deficiency is subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord after nitrous oxide anesthesia. (2) Recovering B12 status can help. B12 may be received orally or via injection. One injection study revealed that B12 eased low back pain and disability and lowered patients’ consumption of paracetamol for pain relief. (3) B12 deficiency may be avoided by having meat, poultry, seafood, dairy products, and eggs or taking B12 supplements. Talk with your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractor about the best approach for you toward healthy B12 status!

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