We have seen a lot of carpal tunnel syndrome patients over the years, some suffer it off and on, while others seem to have it more consistently. While we can treat it and also suggest some exercises for you, another area you can look at is your diet. A special carpal tunnel syndrome diet in Vineland can actually help reduce pain and inflammation running across the median nerve could be the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). By incorporating these inflammation reducing foods into your diet, your pain from cts may improve.

Salmon and other fatty fish.

Fish like tuna, sardines, and salmon are high in the omega-3 fats called EPA and DHA. These fats help to reduce inflammation. Another way you can get these fats is by taking supplements that contain 1000 mg of combined EPA and DHA per day. A carpal tunnel syndrome diet in Vineland may also mean a consultation with your primary to make sure that the diet is compatible with you, particularly if you take blood thinners or are preparing for surgery.

Walnuts.

Walnuts are not only tasty, but contain a large amount of alpha-lipoic acid. This is another omega-3 fatty acid that lessens inflammation. Flaxseed and chia seed are also enriched with ALA. Pineapple.

Pineapple contains bromelain, and enzyme that reduces inflammation and helps your digestion. If taken in high concentrations from a supplement, beware that it can thin the blood, so stay aware of this.

Turmeric.

Turmeric is a anti-inflammatory that can be found in sauces like mustards and curry. When combined with black pepper and ginger, their healing properties are greater. Spinach.

Spinach contains vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). This helps reduce pain.

By incorporating these foods into your diet rather than taking supplements, it is near impossible to consume toxic amounts of the nutrients. Carpal tunnel syndrome diet Vineland will help you in the nutritional management as well as manual therapies, modalities, night splints, specific exercises for CTS, ergonomic/work station modifications, and more. If you happen to have diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, or any other condition, a carpal tunnel syndrome diet in Vineland may help help to reduce inflammaton and get better results for you body.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate in contacting us, we can help, examine and treat you. Walkins are welcome, but you can also schedule an appointment if needed.

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Dr Ray Marquez DC is a chiropractor and the owner of Back Pain Relief Center. He has two branches, one in Vineland, New Jersey, the other in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. To learn more about him, check his site at Back Pain Relief Center Vineland or Back Pain Relief Center Murrells Inlet

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