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Brooks Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your Brooks chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of Brooks back pain and spine-related pain sufferers along with Brooks knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain happens, a decrease in beneficial nutrients often accompanies it. Luckily, chiropractic care options at Soft Health and Healing Clinic like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective as well as relieving.


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


Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis symptoms, as well. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been researched and recorded to slow the progress 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 take part in articular cartilage metabolism – come into play when there is a reduction in chondroitin sulfate and progressive loss of hyaline cartilage as observed in osteoarthritis and low back pain. The aim of osteoarthritis treatment is to slow its progression, ease its pain, and increase any diminished function. (3) Soft Health and Healing Clinic understands well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At Soft Health and Healing Clinic, chiropractic care combines a variety of methods to lessen 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. Distraction of the osteoarthritic kneeis growing in research support as to its effectiveness in alleviating pain and improving joint space width. One paper reported that it lasted up to 9 years. (4) Soft Health and Healing Clinic is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee as well as Brooks 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 implements the principles of Cox® Technic flexion distraction in the distraction treatment of osteoarthritic knees. There is hope for knee pain sufferers!

Schedule a Brooks 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. Brooks chiropractic care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

Soft Health and Healing Clinic offers several pain-relieving methods to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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