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Murfreesboro Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your Murfreesboro chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of Murfreesboro back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to Murfreesboro knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain arises, a reduction of beneficial nutrients often accompanies it. Luckily, chiropractic care options at Most Chiropractic Clinic like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective as well as alleviating.


Chondro refers to cartilage while protective means, well, protective. When it comes to musculoskeletal pain like Murfreesboroback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are helpful. In recent studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned. More specifically in one study, glucosamine showed a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by blocking type II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation related to cartilage metabolism rose. (1) Most Chiropractic Clinic encourages exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism as this article details.


Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis indications, too. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been researched and documented to slow the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-designed 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 decrease in chondroitin sulfate and progressive loss of hyaline cartilage as observed in osteoarthritis in addition to low back pain. The goal of treatment of osteoarthritis is to reduce its progression, relieve its pain, and improve any reduced function. (3) Most Chiropractic Clinic knows well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At Most Chiropractic Clinic, chiropractic care incorporates a variety of methods to lessen 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 relief of osteoarthritis knee pain. Research support for distraction of the knee grows as to its effectiveness to reduce pain and improve joint space width. One paper reported that it lasted up to 9 years. (4) Most Chiropractic Clinic is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee in addition to Murfreesboro 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’s hope for knee pain sufferers!

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

Most Chiropractic Clinic offers several pain-relieving methods to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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