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Inflammation

Get to the root of Painful Inflammation

Family Integrative Medicine has a variety of holistic approaches to eliminate inflammation

The causes of inflammation are varied and numerous. It can be triggered by several different factors.

However, when left untreated, it can cause serious health problems such as heart disease, arthritis, stroke, cancer and diabetes.

Chronic inflammation is linked to more than 50% of deaths in the United States each year. Research has also found that people with chronic symptoms are twice as likely to develop cancer compared with those who do not have this condition.

Our experienced and compassionate team will deliver personalized care to help eliminate this ailment.

A hand massage on a calf muscle with leg pain due to inflammation.
Happy senior woman visiting doctor, getting optimistic news after medical checkup.

What Causes Inflammation? 

Inflammation is a term that describes a variety of processes in the body, and it is often associated with pain and swelling. While inflammation can be caused by certain medical conditions or an injury, there are many other potential causes that may not immediately come to mind:

  • Infection
  • Immune Disorders
  • Stress
  • Poor Diet
  • Environmental Factors (Exposure to toxins, smoke, chemicals, etc.)

How to Treat Inflammation

Family Integrative Medicine offers solutions to treat your inflammation:

Treatment Mechanism to Reduce Inflammation Benefits of Integrative Medicine
Regenerative Medicine Regenerative medicine utilizes various techniques to reduce inflammation and promote tissue repair. When injected into the affected area, anti-inflammatory molecules are released that help suppress the immune response and reduce inflammation. These growth factors also stimulate cellular repair mechanisms and promote tissue regeneration.
  • Works cohesively with your body’s natural functions
  • Targets the root cause of inflammation
  • Improves other areas of your health
Ozone Therapy Increases the amount of oxygen in the body reduces inflammation and its associated symptoms by modulating cytokines, activating antioxidant defense, improving oxygen utilization, modulating immune response, and exhibiting antimicrobial effects.
  • Promotes overall health improvement
  • Enhances immune response
Medical Acupuncture Balances the neuro-endocrine system responsible for inflammation through neurotransmitter modulation, neural pathway regulation, immune system modulation, endocrine stabilization, blood flow enhancement, and connective tissue stimulation.
  • Alleviates pain
  • Enhances digestive functions
  • Improves circulatory system
Chiropractic Care Improves blood flow and neural pathways, providing oxygen and nutrients to reduce inflammation.
  • Enhances mobility and range of motion
  • Improves body alignment
  • Alleviates discomfort from nerve compression
Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Reduces production of pro-inflammatory substances through heat, phlegm, excess body fluid removal, improved circulation and balance restoration.
  • Targets root causes of inflammation
  • Enhances overall body wellness
  • Encourages natural body healing processes
A woman holding her elbow because of tennis elbow pain.

Long -Term Impact of Inflammation

One of the most common long-term effects of inflammation is pain. It can cause pain in joints, muscles, and other areas due to the buildup of inflammatory cells in these areas. This can result in a decrease in mobility and range of motion, as well as an increase in fatigue and general discomfort. Furthermore, persistent inflammatory symptoms can lead to damage to organs such as the heart or lungs, which can ultimately lead to serious health conditions such as heart disease or COPD.

Another potential consequence is accelerated aging. It is known to cause cellular damage that leads to premature aging and wrinkles on the skin. This has also been linked to cognitive decline and neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Chronic inflammation can lead to psychological distress. Prolonged symptoms cause the release of hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline that can increase anxiety and stress levels, which in turn can lead to depression or other mental health issues.

Our Experienced Team Can Eliminate Your Inflammation

For patients in Central Florida who suffer from daily discomfort, letting inflammation pain go untreated is not a viable option. Instead, turn to Family Integrative Medicine for a supportive, knowledgeable team who can help.

This is your opportunity to experience the great advantage of an integrative medicine approach. While many medical practices would deliver the same treatment to as many patients as possible based on diagnosis alone, Family Integrative Medicine meets a higher standard for personalized care. At Family Integrative Medicine, we know that the optimal course of treatment for any condition will differ for each patient.

Meet the experienced team that’s here for you and your health!

Treatments offered

✓ Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
✓ Innovative Regenerative Therapies
✓ Medical Acupuncture
✓ Wellness Care & Healthy Habits
✓ Advanced Medical Diagnostics
✓ Auto & Personal Injury Care
✓ Spinal Decompression
✓ Chiropractic Care
✓ Vitamin IV Therapy
✓ Ozone IV Therapy

Now offering Aesthetic Services and Hormone Balancing!