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Auburn Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your Auburn chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of Auburn back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to Auburn knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain arises, a decrease in beneficial nutrients often accompanies it. Luckily, chiropractic care options at Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective and relieving.


Chondro refers to cartilage while protective means, well, protective. When it comes to musculoskeletal pain like Auburnback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are valuable. In newer studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been cited. More specifically in one 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) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. suggests exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism like this article describes.


Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis symptoms, as well. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been researched and recorded to slow the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-designed studies. (2) Chondroprotectors - biological agents that add to the regeneration of the cartilage surface and joint capsule and participate in articular cartilage metabolism – work when there is a reduction in chondroitin sulfate and progressive loss of hyaline cartilage as observed in osteoarthritis in addition to low back pain. The goal of osteoarthritis treatment is to slow its progression, relieve its pain, and increase any reduced function. (3) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. knows well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C., chiropractic care integrates various methods to ease 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 relief of osteoarthritis knee pain. Distraction of the osteoarthritic kneeis gaining in research support as to its effectiveness in relieving pain and increasing joint space width. One paper reported that it continued for up to 9 years. (4) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee in addition to Auburn 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 Auburn chiropractic appointment for your spine conditions and knee pain issues. Recent research is pointing to the value of chondroprotective agents and joint distraction manipulation on osteoarthritis and collagen production. Auburn chiropractic care uses them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. offers several pain-relieving approaches to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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