Chondroprotective…a beautiful word to your
La Grande chiropractor who is all about protecting the cartilage of
La Grande back pain and spine-related pain sufferers along with La Grande knee pain sufferers with
osteoarthritis. When such pain arises, a reduction of beneficial nutrients often accompanies it. Luckily,
chiropractic care options at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC like spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition are
protective as well as relieving.
Chondro describes cartilage while protective
means, well, protective. When it comes to musculoskeletal pain
like La Grandeback pain or knee pain, chondroprotective agents are essential.
In recent studies, the term “chondroprotectors” has been mentioned.
More specifically in a study, glucosamine exhibited
a chondroprotective action on osteoarthritis by preventing type
II collagen degradation. In athletes, such collagen degradation associated
with cartilage metabolism rose. (1) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC
encourages exercise whether it’s athletic-level or everyday
walking to enhance body health and cartilage metabolism like this
Nutrition may improve osteoarthritis indications,
too. Nutrients like glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have been
studied and documented to slow the progress
of osteoarthritis of the knee in many well-done research projects.
(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 ongoing loss of hyaline
cartilage as observed in osteoarthritis in addition to low
back pain. The goal of treatment of
osteoarthritis is to slow its progression, ease
its pain, and improve any diminished function. (3) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC understands
well the chondroprotective nature of proper nutrition!
CHIROPRACTIC PROTECTIVE AND RELIEVING AGENTS
At Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC, chiropractic care incorporates
various approaches to reduce
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 applied to the knee for relief
of osteoarthritis knee pain. Distraction of the
osteoarthritic kneeis growing in supportive
research as to its effectiveness to alleviate pain and improve
joint space width. A paper reported that it lasted up
to 9 years. (4) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is all for these chondroprotective
approaches to knee in addition to La Grande back
CONTACT Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC
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 La Grande chiropractic appointment for
your spine conditions and knee pain issues. New research is pointing to the effectiveness of chondroprotective agents and joint distraction
manipulation on osteoarthritis and collagen production. La Grande chiropractic
care incorporates them all. Chondroprotective is a beautiful word!