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Healing Injury
with Nutrition
and Supplements
We didn’t invent the practice of medicine….
we’re just changing the way it’s...
The First Health Approach
We didn’t invent the practice of medicine….
we’re just changing the way it’s provided.
Your Team
Ric Saguil, MD
Jason Gruss, MD
Joe Musolino, DC
Jennifer Green, ND
Katrina Christie, LCPC
Tom Jordan, RD
Aimee W...
We didn’t invent the practice of medicine….
we’re just changing the way it’s provided.
-DrRic
The “Last 50” Injuries
• Hamstring tear (6 weeks)
• Trapezius muscle spasm (chronic)
• Patello femoral syndrome (2 months)...
Our Healing Workhorse
The Incident
High Fiber not good for health!!!
Fibroblast search and repair
The “Milieu”
When calm/order maintained
When inflammation erupts/policing difficult
Providing the Right Milieu
• Organic foods
• Home cooked meals
• Low GI
• Low preservatives
• High fiber
• Low dairy, indu...
Your Milieu “Un-mentionalbles”
• Counseling
• Relaxation response
• Meditation
• Prayer
• Love
• Breathwork
• Nature
Slow down to speed up
Do No Further Harm
RICE FMLA
Rest is Relative
• Marathoner – cut back to 10 k distance
• MMA – yoga
• Weight training – cross train
• Weekend warrior –...
Contracture from immobilization
Altered body mechanics from injury
Local spasm from compensation
Splint = Exit Plan
• Orthopedic second opinion
• Sports Medicine second opinion
• Physical therapist second opinion
• Exer...
In a Hurry?
Anabolic Steroids
Testosterone
Creatine Mono
Caffeine
Tribulus Terrestris
Thermogenics
Pick your Pill
• Turmeric (+pepper)
• Magnesium
• Glucosamine sulfate/chondroitin sulfate
• Bromelain/Boswelia
• White Wil...
Pick your Potion
• Helicrysium (Tea tree+/-)
• Traumeel
• Capsaicin
• Peppermint
• Lavender/sandalwood
• Peas and Corn
• T...
Pick your Rx
• Relafen/Lodine/Cataflam
• Toradol
• Prednisone
• Flexeril/Skelaxin/Soma
• Klonopin/Valium
• Codeine/Ultracet
Medicines = Exit Plan
• Know options (within medication family)
• Know side effects (PDR.net)
• Know interactions with sup...
Find a Healer
• Physical Therapy (manual therapy/ASTYM)
• Massage Therapist
• Thai Massage/Naprapath
• Chiropractor
• Acup...
Getting Green in your Life
Wed July 31st 530-800pm
Wed/Wine/Woods-Morton Arboretum
Lisle IL
Call to reserve a place
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  1. 1. Healing Injury with Nutrition and Supplements We didn’t invent the practice of medicine…. we’re just changing the way it’s provided. Enrique Saguil, M.D. First Health Associates Arlington Heights IL
  2. 2. The First Health Approach We didn’t invent the practice of medicine…. we’re just changing the way it’s provided.
  3. 3. Your Team Ric Saguil, MD Jason Gruss, MD Joe Musolino, DC Jennifer Green, ND Katrina Christie, LCPC Tom Jordan, RD Aimee Weber, EP Emery Paredes, PT Yu Zhu, MD China Paul Kolaski, DC Cheryl Broderick You
  4. 4. We didn’t invent the practice of medicine…. we’re just changing the way it’s provided. -DrRic
  5. 5. The “Last 50” Injuries • Hamstring tear (6 weeks) • Trapezius muscle spasm (chronic) • Patello femoral syndrome (2 months) • Full thickness rotator cuff tear right (chronic) • Ilio tibial band syndrome (4 months) • Plantar fascititis (2months) • Chronic headache (5 years)
  6. 6. Our Healing Workhorse
  7. 7. The Incident
  8. 8. High Fiber not good for health!!!
  9. 9. Fibroblast search and repair
  10. 10. The “Milieu” When calm/order maintained When inflammation erupts/policing difficult
  11. 11. Providing the Right Milieu • Organic foods • Home cooked meals • Low GI • Low preservatives • High fiber • Low dairy, industrialized meat, fructose, gluten, alcohol • Good water (7:14/60:60)
  12. 12. Your Milieu “Un-mentionalbles” • Counseling • Relaxation response • Meditation • Prayer • Love • Breathwork • Nature
  13. 13. Slow down to speed up
  14. 14. Do No Further Harm RICE FMLA
  15. 15. Rest is Relative • Marathoner – cut back to 10 k distance • MMA – yoga • Weight training – cross train • Weekend warrior – back to couch • Broken bone – immobilize • Warehouse job – light duty/restrictions …..but rest has side effects…...
  16. 16. Contracture from immobilization
  17. 17. Altered body mechanics from injury
  18. 18. Local spasm from compensation
  19. 19. Splint = Exit Plan • Orthopedic second opinion • Sports Medicine second opinion • Physical therapist second opinion • Exercise physiologist second opinion • Yoga therapist second opinion • Your Coach • The Internet
  20. 20. In a Hurry? Anabolic Steroids Testosterone Creatine Mono Caffeine Tribulus Terrestris Thermogenics
  21. 21. Pick your Pill • Turmeric (+pepper) • Magnesium • Glucosamine sulfate/chondroitin sulfate • Bromelain/Boswelia • White Willow Bark • Passionflower/Lemonbalm/Valerian • KavaKava Naturopath Only!!!
  22. 22. Pick your Potion • Helicrysium (Tea tree+/-) • Traumeel • Capsaicin • Peppermint • Lavender/sandalwood • Peas and Corn • Topical/Compounded ……”Meyer’s Cocktail’s”
  23. 23. Pick your Rx • Relafen/Lodine/Cataflam • Toradol • Prednisone • Flexeril/Skelaxin/Soma • Klonopin/Valium • Codeine/Ultracet
  24. 24. Medicines = Exit Plan • Know options (within medication family) • Know side effects (PDR.net) • Know interactions with supplements • TCM has to be with well versed (DiplAc) • Know interactions with lifestyle • Know Nutrient Depleation
  25. 25. Find a Healer • Physical Therapy (manual therapy/ASTYM) • Massage Therapist • Thai Massage/Naprapath • Chiropractor • Acupuncturist • Reiki • Your kid/a tennis ball/theracane
  26. 26. Getting Green in your Life Wed July 31st 530-800pm Wed/Wine/Woods-Morton Arboretum Lisle IL Call to reserve a place

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