Williamson Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your Williamson chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of Williamson back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to Williamson knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain arises, a decrease in beneficial nutrients often follows. Fortunately, chiropractic care options at Apple Country 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 Williamsonback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are beneficial. In recent 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 rose. (1) Apple Country Chiropractic encourages exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism like this article details.


Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis symptoms, too. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been researched and documented to slow the progression 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 – 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, relieve its pain, and enhance any reduced function. (3) Apple Country Chiropractic understands well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At Apple Country Chiropractic, chiropractic care integrates a variety of approaches 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 osteoarthritic knee pain relief. Knee distractionis expanding in research support as to its success to alleviate pain and improve joint space width. A paper reported that it continued for up to 9 years. (4) Apple Country Chiropractic is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee in addition to Williamson back pain!

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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 Williamson chiropractic appointment for your spine conditions and knee pain issues. New research is reporting on the value of chondroprotective agents and joint distraction manipulation on osteoarthritis and collagen production. Williamson chiropractic care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

Apple Country Chiropractic offers several pain-relieving methods to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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