Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your
Fort Wayne chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of
Fort Wayne back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to Fort Wayne knee pain sufferers with
osteoarthritis. When such pain rises, a reduction of beneficial nutrients often follows. Fortunately,
chiropractic care options at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are
protective and alleviating.
Chondro refers to cartilage while protective
means, well, protective. When caring for musculoskeletal pain
like Fort Wayneback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are helpful.
In newer studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been cited.
More specifically in a study, glucosamine demonstrated
a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by preventing type
II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation related to cartilage metabolism increased. (1) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC
encourages exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday
walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism as this
Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis symptoms,
too. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been
studied and recorded to slow the development
of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-done studies.
(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 increasing loss of hyaline
cartilage as seen in osteoarthritis in addition to low
back pain. The goal of osteoarthritis treatment is to reduce its progression, ease
its pain, and increase any reduced function. (3) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC understands
well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!
CHIROPRACTIC PROTECTIVE AND RELIEVING AGENTS
At Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC, chiropractic care combines
various methods to reduce
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 osteoarthritic knee pain relief. Knee distractionis expanding in research support as to its success in alleviating
pain and improving
joint space width. One paper reported that it continued for up
to 9 years. (4) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is all for these chondroprotective
approaches to knee in addition to Fort Wayne back
CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC
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’s
hope for knee pain sufferers!
Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment for
your spine conditions and knee pain issues. Recent research is pointing to the value of chondroprotective agents and joint distraction
manipulation on osteoarthritis and collagen production. Fort Wayne chiropractic
care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!