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Burlington and Hamilton Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of Burlington and Hamilton back pain and spine-related pain sufferers along with Burlington and Hamilton knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain arises, a reduction of beneficial nutrients often accompanies it. Luckily, chiropractic care options at Spinal Care Clinic like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective as well as alleviating.


Chondro describes cartilage while protective means, well, protective. When caring for musculoskeletal pain like Burlington and Hamiltonback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are helpful. In recent studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned. More specifically in a study, glucosamine exhibited a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by blocking type II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation associated with cartilage metabolism increased. (1) Spinal Care 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 studied and documented to slow the development 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 decrease in chondroitin sulfate and increasing loss of hyaline cartilage as seen in osteoarthritis in addition to low back pain. The aim of osteoarthritis treatment is to reduce its progression, relieve its pain, and enhance any diminished function. (3) Spinal Care Clinic understands well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At Spinal Care Clinic, chiropractic care incorporates a variety of approaches to lessen pain and protect the body’s joints and cartilage. Spinal manipulation is the expected chiropractic treatment approach while a reworking of its distractive principles has been created for the knee for relief of osteoarthritis knee pain. Research support for distraction of the knee grows as to its effectiveness in alleviating pain and improving joint space width. A paper reported that it continued for up to 9 years. (4) Spinal Care Clinic is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee as well as Burlington and Hamilton 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’s hope for knee pain sufferers!

Schedule a Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic appointment for your spine conditions and knee pain issues. Recent research is reporting on the value of chondroprotective agents and joint distraction manipulation on osteoarthritis and collagen production. Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

Spinal Care Clinic offers several pain-relieving approaches to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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