What do creaky, noisy, cracking
knees and olive oil, fruits, veggies and red wine have in common? Knee osteoarthritis!
Manchester knee pain sufferers undergo the
morning routine with “bad” knees, the stiffness and pain that is
part of waking up and moving. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries hears our Manchester
chiropractic patients describe this all the time. Those Manchester
knee pain sufferers would appreciate getting some relief. What is one approach?
The Mediterranean diet that involves, of all things, eating. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries
asks “How bad can eating be for Manchester knee
Manchester OSTEOARTHRITIS SUFFERERS AND THEIR PAIN
Manchester knee osteoarthritis is ordinary.
There are numerous Manchester knee pain sufferers. They’re not alone! 240 million people around the globe endure osteoarthritis. That affects about 10%
of men and 18% of women. (1) Any Manchester knee osteoarthritis sufferer
can describe the knee pain, the morning stiffness,
and the creaky joint motion that lessens the enjoyment
of daily life. (1) It’s just not very
fun. Now a Mediterranean diet could be
some fun though!
WHAT TO EAT ON A MEDITERRANEAN DIET
The Mediterranean diet includes eating lots
of fruits and vegetable, legumes and nuts, cereals and seeds, seafood and fish.
The Mediterranean diet permits moderate intake
of dairy, poultry and eggs along with red wine
and olive oil as the key source of dietary lipids. (1)
Yum! Eating a Mediterranean diet can be very tasty
and exciting for a new
Mediterranean diet follower.
BENEFITS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET
Knee osteoarthritis involves inflammation in
addition to pain. A review of 3 research
reports points out that biomarkers of inflammation and
cartilage degradation due to osteoarthritis decreased
in the Mediterranean diet group. (1) Specifically, the pro-inflammatory
cytokine IL-1α decreased in the Mediterranean diet group. (2) Knee osteoarthritis
patients who better followed a Mediterranean diet show a
lessened risk of deteriorating knee pain
at four years follow up. For those who didn’t have
knee osteoarthritis at the beginning of the 4 years study
and followed a Mediterranean diet, a 9% lowered risk of acquiring
knee osteoarthritis was reported. (3) Overall, a higher faithfulness
to a Mediterranean diet is associated with improved
quality of life and less pain, disability and depressive
CONTACT Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Luigi Albano on the Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his use of Cox®
Technic principles adapted to knee treatment to relieve back pain as well as partner
with a patient to get some relief of her knee osteoarthritis pain. The patient
was so excited with the drop in pain on the first visit!
Schedule a Manchester chiropractic visit with
Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries to discover an improved quality of life with some alleviating Manchester
chiropractic care with Cox® Technic knee treatment as well as specific recommendation
of a Mediterranean diet for better quality of life and reduced
pain and inflammation. Your creaky,
painful knees will appreciate it!