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Chronic Pain & Nerve Pain

Chronic pain & Nerve Pain

Triggers may Include

Emotional & Physical Trauma (injury), Painkillers,  Poor  or Insufficient sleep- Leading to excess caffeine and sugar consumption and  Adrenal fatigue, Magnesium deficiency, Leaky Gut.

Where to get help

Chiropractic Adjustments: Studies shown patients with neck pain who used a chiropractor were more than twice as likely to be pain free in 12 weeks compared to those who took medication.

Massage: Massage releases endorphins, creating relaxation, relieving pain, and reducing levels of stress chemicals such as cortisol and noradrenaline. Massage also aids in releasing muscle tension in areas which may be pulling bone structure out of place, adding to pain and discomfort.

Acupuncture: research shows  that acupuncture has a definite effect in reducing chronic pain.

Yoga: Great to relax the central nervous system and stretches out muscles– similar to massage but you are building muscle also.

Relearn proper posture:  Important to address the root cause of physical pain, which is often caused by improper posture. This can be brought on by Physical trauma or injury which alters gait or posture, creating a structural problem. Or just long term bad posture, repetitive movement etc.

Vitamin D- get regular and appropriate sun exposure, which will work through a variety of different mechanisms to reduce your pain.

Try these natural pain killers  instead of resorting to prescription drugs

Ginger, Curcumin,  Boswellia, Bromelain (Omega 3 fatty acids– fish and krill oil.

Change your diet

Reduce processed foods as they are high in sugar, additives & omega-6 fats that upsets the omega-3:6 ratio, creating inflammation.  Also try to eliminate grains and sugars (fructose) This may lower insulin and leptin levels, which if elevated are one of the most profound stimulators of inflammatory prostaglandin production. That is why eliminating sugar and grains is so important to controlling your pain.