West Palm Beach Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your West Palm Beach chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of West Palm Beach back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to West Palm Beach knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain arises, a reduction of beneficial nutrients often follows. Luckily, chiropractic care options at Moses Chiropractic like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective and relieving.

PROTECTIVE AGENTS

Chondro describes cartilage while protective means, well, protective. When caring for musculoskeletal pain like West Palm Beachback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are valuable. In newer studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned. More specifically in one study, glucosamine exhibited a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by preventing type II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation related to cartilage metabolism increased. (1) Moses Chiropractic encourages exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism as this article describes.

NUTRITIONAL AGENTS

Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis indications, as well. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been studied and documented to slow the progress of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-designed research projects. (2) Chondroprotectors - biological agents that add to the regeneration of the cartilage surface and joint capsule and participate in articular cartilage metabolism – come into play when there is a reduction in chondroitin sulfate and ongoing loss of hyaline cartilage as seen in osteoarthritis and low back pain. The goal of treatment of osteoarthritis is to slow its progression, relieve its pain, and enhance any reduced function. (3) Moses Chiropractic knows well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!

CHIROPRACTIC PROTECTIVE AND RELIEVING AGENTS

At Moses Chiropractic, chiropractic care combines a variety of approaches to lessen pain and protect the body’s joints and cartilage. Spinal manipulation is the expected chiropractic treatment approach while a reworking of its distractive principles has been created for the knee for relief of osteoarthritis knee pain. Distraction of the osteoarthritic kneeis expanding in supportive research as to its effectiveness in relieving pain and improving joint space width. A paper reported that it lasted up to 9 years. (4) Moses Chiropractic is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee in addition to West Palm Beach back pain!

CONTACT Moses Chiropractic

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains how he implements the principles of Cox® Technic flexion distraction in the distraction treatment of osteoarthritic knees. There is hope for knee pain sufferers!

Schedule a West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment for your spine conditions and knee pain issues. New research is reporting on the effectiveness of chondroprotective agents and joint distraction manipulation on osteoarthritis and collagen production. West Palm Beach chiropractic care uses them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

Moses Chiropractic offers several pain-relieving approaches to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
 
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