What do stiff, popping, cracking
knees and olive oil, fruits, veggies and red wine have in common? Knee osteoarthritis!
Montreal knee pain sufferers experience that
morning routine with “bad” knees, the stiffness and pain that comes with getting up and moving. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic hears our Montreal
chiropractic patients describe this all the time. Those Montreal
knee pain sufferers would appreciate getting some relief. What’s one way to get some relief?
The Mediterranean diet that requires, of all things, eating. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic
wonders “How hard can eating be for Montreal knee
Montreal OSTEOARTHRITIS SUFFERERS AND THEIR PAIN
Montreal knee osteoarthritis is ordinary.
There are numerous Montreal knee pain sufferers. They
are not alone! 240 million people around the globe live
with osteoarthritis. That affects about 10%
of men and 18% of women. (1) Any Montreal knee osteoarthritis sufferer
recognizes the knee pain, the morning stiffness,
and the creaky joint motion that reduces the enjoyment
of daily life. (1) It’s just not much
fun. Now a Mediterranean diet could be
some fun though!
WHAT TO EAT ON A MEDITERRANEAN DIET
The Mediterranean diet includes eating plenty
of fruits and vegetable, legumes and nuts, cereals and seeds, seafood and fish.
The Mediterranean diet allows for moderate consumption
of dairy, poultry and eggs along with red wine
and olive oil as the central source of dietary lipids. (1)
Yum! Consuming a Mediterranean diet can be very tasty
and adventurous for a recent
Mediterranean diet enthusiast.
BENEFITS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET
Knee osteoarthritis involves inflammation as well as pain. An analysis of three studies points out that biomarkers of inflammation and
cartilage degradation due to osteoarthritis decreased
in the Mediterranean diet group. (1) Particularly, the pro-inflammatory
cytokine IL-1α decreased in the Mediterranean diet group. (2) Knee osteoarthritis
patients who stuck to a Mediterranean diet have
lessened risk of worsening knee pain
at 4 years follow up. For those who didn’t experience
knee osteoarthritis at the start of the 4 years project
and followed a Mediterranean diet, a 9% lowered risk of getting
knee osteoarthritis was found. (3) Overall, a higher faithfulness
to a Mediterranean diet is affiliated with better
quality of life and less pain, disability and depressive
CONTACT Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic
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 thrilled with the drop in pain on the first visit!
Schedule a Montreal chiropractic visit with
Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic to discover an improved quality of life with some relieving Montreal
chiropractic care with Cox® Technic knee treatment plus specific recommendation
of a Mediterranean diet for better quality of life and decreased
pain and inflammation. Your creaky,
painful knees will be glad you do!