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Rejuvenation Specialist

Sastry K. Topalli, MD -  - Interventional Pain Management

Atlantic Pain Interventions & Rehabilitation

Sastry K. Topalli, MD

Interventional Pain Management & Rehabilitation located in Chesapeake, VA

Aging is a natural biological process that affects many body systems that contribute to your overall health and well-being while making you more prone to a pain condition. Though you can’t stop the years from passing by, you can slow down the process with rejuvenation therapies at Atlantic Pain Interventions & Rehabilitation in Chesapeake, Virginia. Interventional pain management specialist Sastry K. Topalli, MD, uses plant-based nutrition, yoga, and Ayurvedic medicine to help you gain control over your pain and your health. To schedule a rejuvenation consultation, call the office or book online today.

Rejuvenation Q & A

What is rejuvenation?  

Rejuvenation at Atlantic Pain Interventions & Rehabilitation focuses on providing therapies that restore your energy and vitality. There are many factors that contribute to the changes that occur in your body as you get older. Some you can’t control, such as genetics, others you can, like nutrition and stress.

Dr. Topalli takes a holistic approach to health and pain management and provides treatments that nourish your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. 

For rejuvenation and pain management, he provides plant-based nutrition, yoga, and Ayurvedic medicine. 

What is nutrition?

In general terms, nutrition refers to the food and beverages you consume to meet your body’s nutrient needs for optimal health and function.

In order to run effectively, your body needs essential nutrients, including protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, and minerals. These nutrients must come from outside sources, such as:

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Whole grains
  • Healthy proteins (e.g., fish, seafood, poultry, beans)
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Dairy or plant-based milk alternatives
  • Vegetable oils

In addition to the types of foods you eat, good nutrition also means you're eating a healthy balance of foods and getting an adequate supply of calories to support a healthy weight.

Despite having access to a variety of healthy foods, many Americans struggle to make good food choices. 

Seeing the connection between nutrition, health, and pain, Dr. Topalli offers nutrition services to help you improve your nutrition and alleviate your pain. 

What is the connection between nutrition and pain?

It’s no secret that poor diet choices may increase your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer. But your diet may also exacerbate your pain condition because what you eat affects your weight; extra weight puts undue strain on your body.

Also, highly processed foods may contribute to inflammation in your body, which may increase your pain. Filling your diet with anti-inflammatory foods, like fruits, vegetables, and omega-3 rich fats, may reduce inflammation and pain.

Researchers are finding that a plant-based diet may help those suffering from chronic pain.

What is a plant-based diet?

A plant-based diet means most of your food comes from plants: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, and legumes.

A plant-based diet isn’t a vegetarian or vegan diet, which are diets that omit or restrict intake of animal-based foods. However, when following a plant-based diet, the focus of your meals should be on plant foods and not meat.

When you visit Atlantic Pain Interventions & Rehabilitation for a nutrition consultation, Dr. Topalli can talk to you about the plant-based diet and how it can help your pain condition. 

How can yoga support rejuvenation?

Yoga is an ancient practice and philosophy that promotes physical and mental well-being. For rejuvenation, yoga improves muscle strength and balance, encourages overall wellness and connection for all body systems, and reduces stress.

Yoga may also relieve chronic neck and back pain or other pain conditions. 

What is Ayurvedic medicine?

Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient form of medicine that takes a natural approach to health and wellness. Treatments include natural remedies, diet, exercise, and lifestyle modification. 

Dr. Topalli uses Ayurvedic therapies to help his patients get relief from pain and reduce their reliance on prescription medication. 

To schedule your rejuvenation consultation at Atlantic Pain Interventions & Rehabilitation, call the office or book online today.