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Ashburn Osteoarthritis Benefits from Chiropractic Care

Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your Ashburn chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of Ashburn back pain and spine-related pain sufferers in addition to Ashburn knee pain sufferers with osteoarthritis. When such pain rises, a decrease in beneficial nutrients often follows. Luckily, chiropractic care options at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are protective as well as alleviating.


Chondro describes cartilage while protective means, well, protective. When it comes to musculoskeletal pain like Ashburnback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are valuable. In recent studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned. More specifically in one 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) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn 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 indications, as well. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been researched and documented to slow the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-designed research projects. (2) Chondroprotectors - biological agents that enhance 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 ongoing loss of hyaline cartilage as seen in osteoarthritis in addition to low back pain. The goal of treatment of osteoarthritis is to slow its progression, relieve its pain, and increase any diminished function. (3) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn knows well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!


At Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn, chiropractic care incorporates various approaches to ease 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 osteoarthritic knee pain relief. Knee distractionis expanding in supportive research as to its effectiveness in relieving pain and improving joint space width. One paper reported that it continued for up to 9 years. (4) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is all for these chondroprotective approaches to knee in addition to Ashburn 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 explains 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 Ashburn 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. Ashburn chiropractic care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn offers several pain-relieving methods to the care of osteoarthritic pain.
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