Dr. Alan Ebringer, a rheumatologist from the UK, prescribed a high protein, low carb diet to a patient for weight loss . Little did he know that he would discover a way to treat ankylosing spondylitis and autoimmune disease, manifesting as chronic inflammation in the lower back regions.
Since then there has been numerous studies linking a reduction inflammation by people following a low carb diet. In some cases it might take months for results to show but eventually most people respond positively.
Symptoms of inflammation are diseases like arthritis, heart disease, irritable bowel syndrome - the list goes on.
Although these are great results the process of using diet to control your symptoms can be greatly accelerated by using some natural supplementation, Joint Advance is a good example.
I trust this information will encourage you to treat your lower back pain with a good low carb diet , have a look at the diet page on this blog to get a free copy of the Atkins diet plan..