What do creaky, noisy, cracking
knees and olive oil, fruits, veggies and red wine have in common? Knee osteoarthritis!
West Palm Beach knee pain sufferers experience that
morning routine with “bad” knees, the stiffness and pain that is
part of waking up and moving. Moses Chiropractic hears our West Palm Beach
chiropractic patients describe this all the time. Those West Palm Beach
knee pain sufferers would be grateful for some relief. What is one approach?
The Mediterranean diet that involves, of all things, eating. Moses Chiropractic
asks “How bad can eating be for West Palm Beach knee
West Palm Beach OSTEOARTHRITIS SUFFERERS AND THEIR PAIN
West Palm Beach knee osteoarthritis is common.
There are many West Palm Beach knee pain sufferers. They’re not alone! 240 million people around the world live
with osteoarthritis. That bothers about 10%
of men and 18% of women. (1) Any West Palm Beach knee osteoarthritis sufferer
recognizes the knee pain, the morning stiffness,
and the creaky joint motion that lessens the quality of daily life. (1) It’s just not very
fun. Now a Mediterranean diet has potential to be fun though!
WHAT TO EAT ON A MEDITERRANEAN DIET
The Mediterranean diet includes eating lots
of fruits and vegetable, legumes and nuts, cereals and seeds, seafood and fish.
The Mediterranean diet allows for moderate intake
of dairy, poultry and eggs along with red wine
and olive oil as the main source of dietary lipids. (1)
Yum! Consuming a Mediterranean diet can be very tasty
and exciting for a new
Mediterranean diet enthusiast.
BENEFITS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET
Knee osteoarthritis entails inflammation in
addition to pain. A review of 3 research
reports highlights that biomarkers of inflammation and
cartilage degradation due to osteoarthritis decreased
in the Mediterranean diet group. (1) Particularly, the pro-inflammatory
cytokine IL-1α decreased in the Mediterranean diet group. (2) Knee osteoarthritis
patients who better followed a Mediterranean diet show a
lessened risk of worsening knee pain
at four years follow up. For those who didn’t experience
knee osteoarthritis at the start of the 4 years project
and followed a Mediterranean diet, a 9% reduced risk of getting
knee osteoarthritis was found. (3) Overall, a higher adherence
to a Mediterranean diet is affiliated with better
quality of life and decreased pain, disability and depressive
CONTACT Moses Chiropractic
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Luigi Albano on the Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of Cox®
Technic principles adapted to knee treatment to relieve back pain as well as partner
with a patient to get some relief of her knee osteoarthritis pain. The patient
was thrilled with the drop in pain on the first visit!
Schedule a West Palm Beach chiropractic visit with
Moses Chiropractic to discover an improved quality of life with some relieving West Palm Beach
chiropractic care with Cox® Technic knee treatment plus specific recommendation
of a Mediterranean diet for better quality of life and reduced
pain and inflammation. Your creaky,
painful knees will appreciate it!