What do creaky, noisy, cracking
knees and olive oil, fruits, veggies and red wine have in common? Knee osteoarthritis!
Murfreesboro knee pain sufferers experience that
morning routine with “bad” knees, the stiffness and pain that is
part of getting up and moving. Most Chiropractic Clinic hears our Murfreesboro
chiropractic patients describe this all the time. Those Murfreesboro
knee pain sufferers would be grateful for some relief. What is one way to get some relief?
The Mediterranean diet that requires, of all things, eating. Most Chiropractic Clinic
wonders “How hard can eating be for Murfreesboro knee
Murfreesboro OSTEOARTHRITIS SUFFERERS AND THEIR PAIN
Murfreesboro knee osteoarthritis is ordinary.
There are numerous Murfreesboro knee pain sufferers. They
are not alone! 240 million people around the globe suffer with osteoarthritis. That affects about 10%
of men and 18% of women. (1) Any Murfreesboro knee osteoarthritis sufferer
can describe the knee pain, the morning stiffness,
and the creaky joint motion that lessens the enjoyment
of daily life. (1) It’s just not very
fun. Now a Mediterranean diet could be
some fun though!
WHAT TO EAT ON A MEDITERRANEAN DIET
The Mediterranean diet incorporates lots
of fruits and vegetable, legumes and nuts, cereals and seeds, seafood and fish.
The Mediterranean diet allows for moderate consumption
of dairy, poultry and eggs along with red wine
and olive oil as the key source of dietary lipids. (1)
Yum! Consuming a Mediterranean diet can be quite delicious
as well as exciting for a recent
Mediterranean diet adherent.
BENEFITS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET
Knee osteoarthritis entails inflammation as well as pain. An analysis of 3 research
reports highlights that biomarkers of inflammation and
cartilage degradation due to osteoarthritis decreased
in the Mediterranean diet group. (1) Specifically, the pro-inflammatory
cytokine IL-1α decreased in the Mediterranean diet group. (2) Knee osteoarthritis
patients who better followed a Mediterranean diet have
lessened risk of deteriorating knee pain
at four years follow up. For those who didn’t experience
knee osteoarthritis at the beginning of the 4 years project
and followed a Mediterranean diet, a 9% reduced risk of getting
knee osteoarthritis was reported. (3) Overall, a higher adherence
to a Mediterranean diet is affiliated with improved
quality of life and less pain, disability and depressive
CONTACT Most Chiropractic Clinic
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Luigi Albano on the Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of Cox®
Technic principles adapted to knee treatment to relieve back pain as well as partner
with a patient to get some relief of her knee osteoarthritis pain. The patient
was so excited with the drop in pain on the first visit!
Schedule a Murfreesboro chiropractic visit with
Most Chiropractic Clinic to discover an improved quality of life with some alleviating Murfreesboro
chiropractic care with Cox® Technic knee treatment plus specific recommendation
of a Mediterranean diet for better quality of life and lessened
pain and inflammation. Your creaky,
painful knees will be glad you do!