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McHenry Back Pain Care and Bone Health Supported by B vitamins

B vitamins. There are many B vitamins. Some are becoming stars in the McHenry bone health and even McHenry back pain relief areas. Aging, osteoporosis, back pain, and related fractures are a few of the reasons. Spengel Chiropractic shares recent research behind the testing of B vitamin levels and addressing any low levels with diet and supplementation as appropriate.

AGING, OSTEOPOROSIS, FRACTURE, VITAMIN B

We are aging. We’re not alone in this. Globally, aging is growing. Along with aging comes the growth of osteoporotic fracture incidence and morbidity, mortality, and cost related to such fractures. It is quite an unpleasant cycle! Preventing osteoporosis and improving the health of bone is a fair goal when considering aging. Dietary modification has been shown valuable as has the supplementation of B vitamins. Recent researchers state that support keeps expanding for the possible protective role of B vitamins particularly B2, B6, folate (B9), and B12 for bone health. Research mentioned that eating vitamin B enriched foods is one option to contain any unwanted effects of high-dose B vitamin supplementation. (1) It is important to get the right blend of B vitamins to do the best for bone health. Spengel Chiropractic will work with you to find out what is best for you and your bones.

BONE, BMD, HIP FRACTURE, VITAMIN B

For years, Spengel Chiropractic has studied the suggestions of Vitamin B for bone health, and the latest review article of 29 studies supports testing and supplementation of B vitamins. 14 studies stated that blood tests showing low serum levels of folate (vitamin B9) are indicators of risk for reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and fractures in older people, particularly women.  Taking folate vitamin B9 (500mcg-5mg a day) improved BMD in another study. Taking B6 decreased the risk of hip fracture. These findings lead the researchers to propose that checking folate and homocysteine blood levels in elderly patients with osteopenia/osteoporosis is crucial. They even go so far as to state it is mandatory. (2) Vitamin B is important for McHenry bone health!

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY BENEFIT OF VITAMIN B

B vitamins may well be a link in controlling inflammatory chemicals through homocysteine control, methylation, lowering CRP, etc. The roles of B vitamins – thiamine, pyridoxine, and cyanocobalamin – in back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders lean toward being anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive, neuroprotective, and neuromodulatory. (3) Big words. Big concepts. Big deals. Spengel Chiropractic offers that these effects are beneficial in dealing with back pain, musculoskeletal pain, and issues that involve bone and spine health via nutrition.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the role of inflammation in back pain as well as use of Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction to ease pain.

Make your McHenry chiropractic appointment now. None of us will evade aging. Some of us are just ahead of the curve! No matter your age, trust your bone and spine health to us. We’ll see if your B vitamin levels need some adjusting.

 
Spengel Chiropractic shares new research regarding B vitamins and their value in supporting bone health and back pain management. 
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