Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your
McHenry chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of
McHenry back pain and spine-related pain sufferers as
well as McHenry knee pain sufferers with
osteoarthritis. When such pain rises, a decrease
in beneficial nutrients often accompanies it. Fortunately,
chiropractic care options at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are
protective and alleviating.
Chondro describes cartilage while protective
means, well, protective. When caring for musculoskeletal pain
like McHenryback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are essential.
In newer studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned.
More specifically in one study, glucosamine demonstrated
a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by preventing type
II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation associated
with cartilage metabolism rose. (1) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic
suggests exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday
walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism like this
Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis symptoms,
too. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been
researched and recorded to slow the development
of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-done studies.
(2) Chondroprotectors - biological agents that enhance the
regeneration of the cartilage surface and joint capsule and take part
in articular cartilage metabolism – work when there is a reduction
in chondroitin sulfate and ongoing loss of hyaline
cartilage as observed in osteoarthritis and low
back pain. The aim of osteoarthritis treatment is to reduce its progression, ease
its pain, and improve any reduced function. (3) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic knows
well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!
CHIROPRACTIC PROTECTIVE AND RELIEVING AGENTS
At OrthoIllinois Chiropractic, chiropractic care incorporates
various methods to lessen
pain and protect the body’s joints and cartilage. Spinal manipulation is the anticipated
chiropractic treatment approach while a reworking of its
distractive principles has been created for the knee for relief
of osteoarthritis knee pain. Knee distractionis expanding in supportive
research as to its success in relieving
pain and improving
joint space width. One paper reported that it lasted up
to 9 years. (4) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic is all for these chondroprotective
approaches to knee in addition to McHenry back
CONTACT OrthoIllinois Chiropractic
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Luigi Albano on The
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains
how he uses the principles of Cox® Technic flexion distraction
in the distraction treatment of osteoarthritic knees. There is
hope for knee pain sufferers!
Schedule a McHenry 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. McHenry chiropractic
care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!