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Natural Pain Relieving Herbs Help Baton Rouge Pain Patients

August 08, 2017

“As treatments in medicine become more and more complex, the answer may be something simpler.” (1)

Hum. Simpler just may be an answer when it comes to pain relief for some Baton Rouge back pain sufferers. Chronic pain is one condition that necessitates some relief. (Listen in to a PODCAST with a doctor and his patient about chronic pain and how chiropractic helps.) Natural substances may be the simpler approach for some Baton Rouge chronic pain, back pain, neck pain, arm pain and leg pain sufferers. Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers is prepared to assist Baton Rouge chiropractic care patients explore if this may be possible for them.


Curcumin is possibly one natural treatment that many Baton Rouge pain patients have heard about in the news. As a natural anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving herb, it’s shown to be quite helpful in for treating chronic pain conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and cancers like colon, stomach, lung, breast and skin. Even Alzheimer’s patients discover some relief with curcumin. (1) Osteoarthritis patients are reported to respond well to curcumin, too, since osteoarthritis is a chronic inflammatory degenerative process that Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers sees often in Baton Rouge chiropractic practice. (2)


Herbs like Urtica dioica (stinging nettle), Boswellia serrata (frankincense), Equisetum arvense (horsetail), Allium sativum (garlic), and Apium graveolens (celery and marshworts) are reported to be anti-inflammatory and analgesic for pain patients including patients suffering with chronic musculoskeletal pain which Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers sees a lot! They reduce pain and improve mobility for chronic pain patients. One study combined all of these plus vitamin B1 and discovered that patients responded well. (3) Another report says that fish oil, curcumin, white willow bark, boswellia serrata, green tea, maritime pine bark, Resveratrol, cat’s claw, and Capsaicin are other anti-inflammatory natural agents assist in reducing inflammation and pain. (4) Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers works with Baton Rouge chiropractic patients to find just the right combination of natural agents like these that are effective for them and their Baton Rouge pain.


Some Baton Rouge pain patients and Baton Rouge inflammatory disease patients find that traditional medicines may upset their systems with undesirable side effects. Centuries-old natural approaches may be simpler, effective, and less upsetting. If you are a Baton Rouge pain patient wanting a simpler way to manage pain, schedule an appointment with Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers to explore how natural anti-inflammatory agents - even in combination with Baton Rouge chiropractic care - may be pain relieving for you.