Pensacola Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your Pensacola chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of Pensacola back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to Pensacola knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain rises, a reduction of beneficial nutrients often follows. Luckily, chiropractic care options at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective and relieving.


Chondro refers to cartilage while protective means, well, protective. When caring for musculoskeletal pain like Pensacolaback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are beneficial. In recent studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been cited. More specifically in a 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) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center suggests exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism like this article details.


Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis indications, as well. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been researched and documented to slow the progress of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-done research projects. (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 aim of osteoarthritis treatment is to slow its progression, ease its pain, and improve any diminished function. (3) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center understands well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center, chiropractic care combines a variety of approaches to reduce pain and protect the body’s joints and cartilage. Spinal manipulation is the expected chiropractic treatment approach while adaptation of its distractive principles has been created for the knee for relief of osteoarthritis knee pain. Knee distractionis gaining in supportive research as to its success to reduce pain and improve joint space width. One paper reported that it lasted up to 9 years. (4) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee as well as Pensacola 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 Pensacola 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. Pensacola chiropractic care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center offers several pain-relieving approaches to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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