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New Roads Pain Relief with Green Tea

We need to bring back teatime, that quiet time in the middle of the day to experience a quiet cup of tea and escape from the bustle of life! (Your New Roads chiropractor would appreciate such a time again!) Teatime was valuable for the mind and spirit and most likely very good for the body. Most days, we just cannot imagine that we could possibly have time, but just enjoying tea on the run in a reusable bottle on the commute to your chiropractic appointment at New Roads Chiropractic Center can be just right, particularly if that tea is green.


In China, drinking tea is part of daily life. That’s a pretty good idea! In assessing the health benefits of tea and its active ingredients for osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis – familiar bone and joint diseases afflicting many people – researchers found that tea has potential anti-COX (cycolooxygenase) factors and hormone-like effects. They determined that tea has an immense potential to be helpful in medicine and healthcare especially as the mechanisms of various tea properties are identified as to their synergistic mechanisms. (1) Tea from plants around us offers us a delicious way to be healthier and even less painful!


The more we learn about what nature offers us via medicinal plants, the more we must appreciate nature! Green tea is a well-known beverage sourced from such medicinal plants. Green tea via a multitude of pharmacological activities and antinociceptive effects are proposed to be effective for pain relief because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Green tea is explained to be a safe and often effective treatment for pain management because if can suppress inflammation and oxidative stress. (2) Green tea’s major component, EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), is described in the published literature as a valuable anti-inflammatory factor as well as anti-oxidant. Research papers have reported how green tea is good diseases like neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, and obesity. Green tea and its EGCG seem to curb the expression of inflammatory cytokines and inflammation-linked enzymes. The use of green tea quite possibly enhances the quality of life for inflammatory disease patients with no severe adverse side-effects. (3) Back pain and its related spinal pain conditions like neck pain, arm pain, leg pain, etc., typically have inflammatory components with them, so adding green tea for its anti-inflammatory benefit may be a plus.

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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 interaction of the immune system and pain and the capability of The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to reduce back pain.

Make your New Roads chiropractic appointment today. If you can’t sit for teatime at home, turn your drive to New Roads Chiropractic Center into teatime with a mug of green tea! Visit soon!

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