Genesis Chiropractic - Symptoms & Disorders - Other Symptoms - Inflammation Testing & Support

Salt Lake City & Holladay, Utah

Inflammation Support

While inflammation can at times be invisible, it is an important aspect of how your body can heal itself. For example, when you sprain your ankle, the ankle swells and becomes painful forcing you to stay off of it while it begins to heal.

If inflammation becomes chronic, it can lead to other conditions that are more serious than the initial problem. If inflammation does become chronic, it is often undetected until damage to other systems or parts of your body has been done. Chiropractic services can help you not only address current inflammation but it can also detect if the inflammation is worsening.

While you may need to undergo blood work and testing to determine the severity of your inflammation, chiropractic care can help you keep the inflammation down. It can help your systems say balanced and shorten the bouts of inflammation you might experience.

What Can You Expect from Inflammation Support?

When you are dealing with inflammation, you can feel quite fatigued. Getting your body back in balance can give you the energy you need to feel better. Another important factor of inflammatory issues is that stress can make them worse. When your body is in balance, you tend to have less to stress about.

Inflammation can damage joints and bones, especially when it is prolonged or becomes chronic. Chiropractic treatment can keep you moving and keep your joints healthier.

Nutrition counseling is an important aspect of controlling our body’s inflammatory responses. Eating foods with natural anti-inflammatory properties can be as important as avoiding those foods that aggravate your body’s inflammatory response.

What Can Inflammation Testing Help Treat?

  • Swelling
  • Fatigue
  • Lower mobility
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Acid Reflux
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Frequent infection

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Stress can affect the level of inflammation in your body by preventing you from being able to heal. Inflammation can be your body’s response to stress. Stress can also become chronic which further serves to impair your body’s immune system.

Foods that are considered to be anti-inflammatory include broccoli, spinach, whole grains, and nuts. Berries, including blueberries, strawberries, and cherries. Fruit such as tomatoes and pineapple. Avocado salmon, nuts, ginger, garlic and turmeric also have anti-inflammatory qualities. Even dark chocolate has proven to be anti-inflammatory.

To reduce the chance of developing chronic inflammation, diet and exercise can go a long way. Making sure that you avoid stress and get enough sleep can help. Listen to your body. If something becomes infected, get it treated. Ignoring inflammation and the things that lead to it can only make it worse.

Anti-inflammatory drugs can really mess with your stomach by causing ulcers and other sensitivities. You can avoid these side effects by taking the more natural and drug-free course of diet and chiropractic care.

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Have inflammation? Reach out to Dr. Tiffani Fries and Genesis Chiropractic to request information or an appointment!

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