Buffalo, NY Knee Osteoarthritis and Back Pain and Falls

Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis. The link? They’re both age-related degenerative diseases. (1) Some of us may escape them, but those who do not can depend on on their Buffalo, NY chiropractor at The Novelli Wellness Center to step in and help with chiropractic spinal manipulation, nutritional advice, and understanding.

KOA and LSS

They are such little abbreviations for such painful conditions. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) concerns 27 million people. (5) Degenerative changes in the spine are seen in upwards of 95% of people by the age of 50. Spinal stenosis most often occurs in adults 60 and older. (6) Cartilage degeneration plays a role in each. Pain stems from each. When combined in one person, these two conditions may alter clinical outcomes for each. Lumbar spinal stenosis patients who undergo back surgery for their condition and also suffer with knee osteoarthritis find their recoveries a little less beneficial related to social life and activities. Their KOA makes it difficult to do routine work or ordinary activities due to knee pain or restricted knee range of motion. Writers of this paper suggested tempering surgical outcome predictions in patients who have KOA. (1) The Novelli Wellness Center uses Buffalo, NY chiropractic services to help back pain and knee pain sufferers feel better.

THE IMPORTANCE OF DEALING WITH KNEE AND OTHER PAIN

It’s pretty difficult to disregard Buffalo, NY back pain and knee pain. People with any type of low back pain and KOA had 2.7 times higher risk of recurrent falls. People who have moderate to severe low back pain and KOA were 3.7 times more at risk for falls. (2) Patients with KOA and widespread pain vs patients with KOA and low back pain vs patients with KOA and multijoint pain vs patients with KOA only, patients who have widespread pain and KOA described feeling worse with higher measures of pain sensitization, less function and poorer physical performance. (3) The Novelli Wellness Center can help though.

CHIROPRACTIC CARE

The Novelli Wellness Center uses well-researched chiropractic care for knee osteoarthritis and Buffalo, NY back pain relief. Chiropractic researchers recently recounted that a mix of education, exercise and manual therapy over 6 weeks increased function for two-thirds of patients who have knee osteoarthritis. (4) The Novelli Wellness Center also incorporates the research-documented, gentle spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic, to drop intradiscal pressures, widen the area of canal and raise the height of the disc.

CONTACT The Novelli Wellness Center

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Michael McMurray on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares just how chiropractic relieves back pain due to spinal stenosis with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule a Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment at The Novelli Wellness Center soon. Knee osteoarthritis and back pain due to spinal stenosis have a connection, a connection that age makes for chiropractic to cope. See you at your next appointment!

The Novelli Wellness Center treats back pain and knee osteoarthritis to help prevent falls. 
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