Knees and knee pain. Boy, do we work our knees…or at least
we should! Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. hears about painful knees almost
as much as we hear about painful backs and necks! Auburn
knee pain sufferers know the symptoms and feel the same: “I don’t want knee pain!” Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
has some enlightening new research on exercise, chiropractic care,
and nutrition to keep knee pain under control.
EXERCISE PROTECTS THE KNEES
If you have Auburn knee pain, it may seem that moving the painful knee will only aggravate
it more. Many doctors like yours at Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. and researchers hear that! That is fear. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. gets it!
Physical activity is good for your knee’s overall health though. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
will be right beside you to calm your fear and ensure movement is beneficial! Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. also
reminds you that a sedentary lifestyle may cause more
issues and lead to more joint health problems.
A study that followed people for 8 years found
that persistent sitting was not associated with
knee osteoarthritis and low to moderate level of active
physical activity is protective against knee osteoarthritis. If you sit a great
deal, exercise, too. It helps. The authors specifically state
that long-term strenuous activity participation didn’t raise
the incidence of knee osteoarthritis. That’s good news! They report
cautiously that people who were older, have a higher BMI,
more severe pain, weaker quadriceps and depression were less
likely to do any strenuous activities. (1) If that is you, let
us together get past these issues for your knees’ sake! Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
is a great Auburn health partner!
QUADRICEPS HELPS THE KNEES
And talk about good partners, quads are to knees! Strong quadriceps benefit
knees. Exercising the quadriceps is wise! A study evaluated
younger and older folks performing resistance exercises via machine
vs. elastic band. Both succeed! Maximal voluntary contraction of the
knee extensors in older folks is higher than that in younger
people. Exercise may benefit the older folks develop
that muscle so it can persist longer and potentially decrease
the muscle loss that naturally comes with aging. (2)
Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. can guide you toward stronger quads!
COORDINATE KNEES AND LIMBS
Ever heard of patellofemoral pain syndrome? It’s a term for a very common musculoskeletal
disorder of atypical motor coordination of the limbs
that stresses the knees unequally, putting them at risk of pain. (3) Understanding this
helps your Auburn chiropractor guide treatment
and exercise to help coordinate motion. One approach
toward improvement is resistance training whose
effectiveness can really be noted in hopping. Researchers
found that hopping demands strong ankles and knees that interact
well. Resistance training improves strength and coordination giving rise to gait and knee/ankle benefits.
(4) Don’t let the child in you start hopping just yet!
Talk with your Auburn chiropractor first!
TREAT AND SUPPLEMENT
The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management involves
exercise, chiropractic treatment, and supplementation. Much the same can be done for knees! Exercise as defined
above, chiropractic treatment of the knee based on principles of Cox® Technic
for the spine adapted by Dr. Luigi Albano, and supplementation with chondroitin
sulfate and glucosamine sulfate help knee cartilage which is similar
to disc cartilage. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. will establish a chiropractic
treatment plan for your knees no matter their age!
CONTACT Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Luigi Albano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson about pain relieving
treatment of knee osteoarthritis founded on the principles of The
Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.
Schedule you Auburn chiropractic appointment
with Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. today. Bring your painful knees to Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. to reduce