Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your
Buffalo, NY chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of
Buffalo, NY back pain and spine-related pain sufferers along with Buffalo, NY knee pain sufferers with
osteoarthritis. When such pain happens, a decrease
in beneficial nutrients often accompanies it. Fortunately,
chiropractic care options at Disc Centers Of America like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are
protective and alleviating.
Chondro refers to cartilage while protective
means, well, protective. When it comes to musculoskeletal pain
like Buffalo, NYback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are essential.
In recent studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned.
More specifically in a study, glucosamine exhibited
a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by preventing type
II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation associated
with cartilage metabolism rose. (1) Disc Centers Of America
suggests exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday
walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism like this
Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis symptoms,
as well. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been
researched and recorded to slow the development
of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-done research projects.
(2) Chondroprotectors - biological agents that add to the
regeneration of the cartilage surface and joint capsule and take part
in articular cartilage metabolism – come into play when there is a decrease
in chondroitin sulfate and ongoing loss of hyaline
cartilage as observed in osteoarthritis and low
back pain. The goal of osteoarthritis treatment is to slow its progression, ease
its pain, and improve any diminished function. (3) Disc Centers Of America knows
well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!
CHIROPRACTIC PROTECTIVE AND RELIEVING AGENTS
At Disc Centers Of America, chiropractic care incorporates
a variety of approaches to ease
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 applied to the knee for osteoarthritic knee pain relief. Knee distractionis expanding in supportive
research as to its effectiveness to reduce pain and improve
joint space width. A paper reported that it continued for up
to 9 years. (4) Disc Centers Of America is all for these chondroprotective
approaches to knee as well as Buffalo, NY back
CONTACT Disc Centers Of America
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Luigi Albano on The
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes
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 Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment for
your spine conditions and knee pain issues. Recent research is pointing to the effectiveness of chondroprotective agents and joint distraction
manipulation on osteoarthritis and collagen production. Buffalo, NY chiropractic
care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!