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New Roads Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your New Roads chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of New Roads back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to New Roads knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain arises, a decrease in beneficial nutrients often follows. Fortunately, chiropractic care options at New Roads Chiropractic Center like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective as well as relieving.


Chondro refers to cartilage while protective means, well, protective. When it comes to musculoskeletal pain like New Roadsback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are valuable. In newer studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned. More specifically in a study, glucosamine showed a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by preventing type II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation associated with cartilage metabolism increased. (1) New Roads Chiropractic Center suggests exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism as this article describes.


Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis indications, too. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been researched and documented to slow the development of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-designed research projects. (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 decrease in chondroitin sulfate and ongoing loss of hyaline cartilage as observed in osteoarthritis and low back pain. The goal of treatment of osteoarthritis is to reduce its progression, ease its pain, and improve any diminished function. (3) New Roads Chiropractic Center understands well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At New Roads Chiropractic Center, chiropractic care incorporates a variety of approaches to reduce pain and protect the body’s joints and cartilage. Spinal manipulation is the anticipated chiropractic treatment approach while adaptation of its distractive principles has been applied to the knee for relief of osteoarthritis knee pain. Research support for distraction of the knee grows as to its effectiveness in alleviating pain and increasing joint space width. A paper reported that it lasted up to 9 years. (4) New Roads Chiropractic Center is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee in addition to New Roads 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 implements the principles of Cox® Technic flexion distraction in the distraction treatment of osteoarthritic knees. There is hope for knee pain sufferers!

Schedule a New Roads 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. New Roads chiropractic care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

New Roads Chiropractic Center offers several pain-relieving methods to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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