Eugene Gut Health is Important at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic

We’re one big, happy family. Who are “we”? Our bodies and the billions of microorganisms living with us in harmony…most of the time! The microorganisms in the gut particularly are quite influential in the health status of our bodies, notably as we grow, age and feel pain. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic cares for younger and older Eugene chiropractic patients likewise. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic additionally cares for their accompanying “friends”, microorganisms, and presents information about how to maintain a harmonious and healthy relationship.

GUT MICROBIOTA, BACTERIA, AND DISEASE

Gut microbiota is involved in the progress or prevention of a variety of diseases from bone and joint related issues to scoliosis, pain, and aging related issues. Research about the gut microbiome grows in evidence that it affects the immune system and inflammation that many times precedes bone and joint diseases associated with aging: osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, sarcopenia and frailty. (1) The gut microbiomome and bacteria influenced pain severity perception in one report of chronic pain patients who had low back, leg, and whole body pain. (2) An interesting cause for developing scoliosis includes the human gastrointestinal tract. The gut microbiota influences musculoskeletal diseases like arthritis and osteoporosis, but now modifications of the gut microbiome in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is discovered. The structure of the gut microbiota differed between AIS and healthy research study groups. The genera prevotella, gelria, and desulfovibrio were enriched in the feces of AIS patients. Contrastingly, the large quantity of parasutterella, tyzzerella, and phascolarctobacterium was decreased in the AIS group. Recognizing these gut microbiota discrepancies can help doctors diagnose AIS and set up choices for the patients to modify their gut microbiota. (3) Such intestinal bacterial alterations are present in other human diseases, also, like type 2 diabetes, fatty liver, and malignancy such as colorectal cancer, breast cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma. Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis, sarcopenia, atherosclerotic stroke and cardiovascular disease are major diseases associated with reduced activities of daily living, particularly in older people. Recent analyses discovered the importance of gut microbiota in the regulation of these diseases. (4) Eugene chiropractic patients may not often consider their gut’s condition on a regular basis, but research reminds doctors like your Eugene chiropractor that it needs attention!

HOW TO HELP THE GUT’S MICROBIOME

The gut welcomes attention. Probiotics and prebiotics are beneficial. (1) Aloe vera and peppermint are restorative and calming. Fiber and flax are moving and alleviating. Constipation is a foe of Eugene back pain sufferers and everyone alike! Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic commonly inquires about your gut health and is always prepared to discuss it! Let us talk at your next chiropractic appointment about how you can give your gut the attention it requires and desires with diet, supplement and even spinal manipulation in the form of Cox® Technic.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. He shows an adaptation of Cox® Technic flexion distraction principles for the pain reducing  chiropractic treatment of knee pain and osteoarthritis, a condition possibly related to inflammation as discussed here.

Schedule a Eugene chiropractic appointment today to keep your body’s family happy and harmonious with chiropractic care!

Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic considers the health of the gut’s microbiome as it relates to diseases like arthritis, back pain, inflammation, and more when establishing a Eugene chiropractic treatment plan. 
 
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