Chronic Inflammation in the Musculoskeletal Patient

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Lesson Plan

Have you ever struck out with a musculoskeletal patient despite having attempted correctives and multiple other manual therapies? Often times hidden systemic inflammation can be an underlying cause for a patient to have difficulty with the recovery process. Systemic inflammation has been indicated in a multitude of disorders and musculoskeletal pain is no exception. Learn the basics of how to coach your patient through an anti-inflammatory protocol as an adjuvant to your musculoskeletal therapies to aid recovery time and pain modulation.

Upon completion of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • What causes systemic inflammation?
  • How does systemic inflammation influence musculoskeletal outcomes?
  • What are some ways you can help your patient reduce their inflammatory load?

Duration: 29 minutes


Kristina Campione, DCKristina Campione, DC

Kristina Campione is a board certified Chiropractic Physician, having graduated from the National University of Health Sciences in 2010. She also holds a Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance from Logan University which was completed in 2018 and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She specializes in rehabilitation and movement dysfunction as well clinical nutrition. She utilizes a blend of chiropractic manipulation, soft tissue therapy, corrective exercise, supplementation, herbal medicine and nutrition counseling to treat musculoskeletal ailments, inflammation and other systemic dysfunction. She holds a certification for FMT I & II in RockTape and has studied both Active Release Technique and Kinesio Taping. She has a passion for promoting nutritious, sustainable dietary and farming practices. Kristina is also a Lecturer at National University of Health Sciences and an adjunct faculty instructor of anatomy at a local community college in Illinois. She is a former competitive D1 gymnast and pole vaulter and perhaps most importantly mommy to two adorable children.

Chronic Inflammation in the Musculoskeletal Patient