Optimal Health and Well-Being

The balance of physical activity, nutrition and mental well-being is key to optimal health and recovery. We guide our patients toward optimal health and well-being through education on the use and role of food and food ingredients and best practices for enhanced quality of life.

Clean eating can make a significant difference in how well you feel and move.

According to the Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org), a few studies have found that people who eat diets high in fiber have lower C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in their blood. CRP is a marker of inflammation that’s been linked to diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease and diabetes.

Some foods such as gluten can trigger a powerful autoimmune response that damages the small intestine and affects its ability to absorb nutrients. Along with gastrointestinal symptoms people can experience inflammation in other tissues causing joint pain/inflammation.

Poor nutrition and toxic build up in the gut can cause the following symptoms:

  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Fatigue
  • Poor immunity
  • Changes in mood
  • Abdominal pain
  • Poor digestion (constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, indigestion)
  • Skin issues/acne
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Bloating
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Allergies
  • Food sensitivities
  • Increased swelling
Montoya Physical Therapy and Wellness Bakersfield

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