The link between chiropractic care and the successful treatment of diabetes has recently been receiving nationwide attention as positive correlations have been discovered. Diabetes is a metabolic disease that affects how your body uses glucose and has two types.
Those that suffer from diabetes have to take caution in maintaining healthy levels of sugar. Sadly diabetes is the 5th deadliest disease in the United States.
The neck and middle of the back are responsible for sending nerve signals to the brain and vital organs. If there is a blockage and the signals are interrupted, the pancreas, blood sugar and digestion are all affected negatively.
Researchers found a higher level of inflammation in the bodies of people with Type 2 diabetes. Chiropractic care can help manage and reduce inflammation in patients as well. A study published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research found that there was a positive correlation between chiropractic treatment (coupled with a good diet) and diabetes management. After one month, the patient’s glucose blood and urine levels normalized and remained stable. His doctor even determined he would no longer need insulin if his condition remained the same.
Chiropractic manipulations to your lower back help slow the progression of peripheral neuropathy in your legs which is caused by high levels of blood sugar deposit on the nerves are blocking the function or small capillaries of the legs start to wither away due to the diabetes. The manipulations jump-start blood blow and can potentially slow down the neuropathy and curb progression. The treatments can also aid in the management of chronic back pain reported in many diabetic patients.
Chiropractic Care is far from being a treatment for only neck and back pain. Chiropractic care can and should be used as part of a wellness program to keep you from contracting many different diseases and conditions that could impair your daily life. The treatments can realign the spine to help the body work to the best of its ability. Krieger Health Solutions also offers information on functional nutrition to help make diet recommendations to aid in the management of diabetes. If you are searching for an alternative treatment for your diabetes, Krieger Health Solutions is the holistic approach you’ve been searching for. Call us at (770) 993-4425 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org