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Richmond Leg Pain and Memory Benefit from Curcumin

Back pain and Memory. Back pain and cognition. Is there a relationship? Ask any Richmond back pain sufferer who’s had the pain for some time, and you will hear just how the mind and memory just don’t seem to function like normal when pain is on the mind. Johnson Chiropractic gets it. Back pain specialists like yours at Johnson Chiropractic understand this connection. Pain affects the brain and its memory function. Chiropractic care works to reduce the pain, and Johnson Chiropractic may suggest some curcumin to aid in the pain relief…and memory and cognition recovery.

CURCUMIN FOR MEMORY ISSUES

Chronic pain sufferers know that their pain affects their quality of life. It slows them down. It holds them back. They also deal with stress due to their chronic pain and non-pain-related problems which exacerbates their symptoms. It is a vicious cycle. These pain and stress feelings alongside emotions, learning, and memory are processed by the hippocampus. Neuropathic pain affects the nervous system, and hippocampal neurogenesis, its growth and development of nervous tissue, is aggravated by stress. (1) To combat this negative effect on the nervous system, researchers are researching nutrients like curcumin. Curcumin decreased chronic pain and improved cognitive impairment and memory deficit associated with long-term sciatic nerve constriction. Researchers describe how hippocampal neurogenesis and synaptic plasticity improvements may be thanked, so we’ll just thank them (and be grateful that researchers understand the process!) instead of working to fully get them ourselves. (2) Johnson Chiropractic cares for many Richmond leg pain patients and their pain relief due to a compressed and irritated sciatic nerve. Curcumin may improve both memory and sciatica!

CURCUMIN FOR SCIATICA

There is convincing evidence that curcumin has an important role in the treatment of pathological pain due to sciatic nerve injury, neuropathy and such. (3) Current drugs for acute pain (opioids, NSAIDs, acetaminophen and such) help but also have side-effects (renal, liver, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal) and have a potential for abuse. This stimulated some researchers to look at curcumin more closely. Curcumin is said to have anti-inflammatory and analgesic pain-reducing effects…without the side-effects. (4) Other researchers found that nanocurcumin (a soluble form of curcumin) stopped pain-related behavior, reduced inflammatory markers and enhanced memory deficient and spatial learning in chronically constricted rats. (5) Curcumin may be appropriate for your Richmond back pain condition, too. Johnson Chiropractic will delve into this with you at your next Richmond chiropractic visit.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates the benefit of nutrition in the relieving treatment of Richmond back pain and sciatica in The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Make your Richmond chiropractic appointment soon. Chiropractic care for sciatica and chronic-pain-related memory and cognition issues may be better managed by adding curcumin. Let’s talk about it at your next appointment.

 
Johnson Chiropractic shares new research that details the benefits of curcumin for leg pain reduction and memory improvement in chronic pain sufferers. 
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