Curcumin, a naturally occurring substance found in turmeric, is one of the most extensively studied natural anti-inflammatories. Curcumin has been found to have potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It has been studied for its potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. It has been used as a treatment option for various conditions, including disc herniations, chronic pain, and trauma. It also effectively treats various inflammatory conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular disease. Numerous clinical studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of curcumin in reducing inflammation and pain levels, improving joint function, and reducing the need for medication.
In the case of disc herniations, curcumin has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties that may help to reduce inflammation in the affected area and alleviate pain. One study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine found that curcumin effectively reduced inflammation and pain in patients with lumbar disc herniations. Another study published in the European Journal of Pharmacology found that curcumin effectively reduced inflammation and promoted healing in animal models of intervertebral disc degeneration.
Curcumin has also been studied as a treatment option for chronic pain and trauma. One study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food found that curcumin effectively reduced pain and improved quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis. Another study published in the Journal of Surgical Research found that curcumin effectively reduced pain and inflammation in animal models of traumatic brain injury.
However, it is important to note that the bioavailability of curcumin can be limited, and high doses may be necessary to achieve therapeutic effects. Additionally, consulting with one of our expert chiropractic specialists is always recommended before starting any new supplement or treatment regimen. Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries is located in Ankeny, Iowa and Grimes, Iowa and Altoona, Iowa for the best chiropractic care available.