Is Your Diet Keeping You In Pain?

Working in Sports Medicine and Spine care, it is expected that almost every patient will come in with a pain-related injury. With expats being so active in Shanghai, knee injuries from extreme workouts or back pain from playing rugby are regular encounters.  While standard medical care, including physical therapy, medication, injections and bracing, remains the primary approach to treatment, it has its limitations. More and more today, lifestyle factors are being looked at for their contribution to injury and pain. Recent studies indicate that medical care, while invaluable, can be aided in its effectiveness by a diet low in pro-inflammatory foods and high in foods the promote healing.  Continue reading “Is Your Diet Keeping You In Pain?”