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Malverne Knee Osteoarthritis and Back Pain and Falls

Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis. The connection? They’re both age-related degenerative diseases. (1) Some of us may avoid them, but those who do not can depend on on their Malverne chiropractor at Malverne Health & Wellness to intervene when asked and help with chiropractic spinal manipulation, nutrition, and understanding.

KOA and LSS

They are such little abbreviations for such painful conditions. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) concerns 27 million people. (5) Degenerative changes in the spine are seen in upwards of 95% of people by the age of 50. Spinal stenosis most often occurs in adults over 60 years old. (6) Degeneration of cartilage has a role in each. Pain results from each. When both in one person, these two conditions may alter clinical outcomes for each. Lumbar spinal stenosis patients who undergo back surgery for their condition and also suffer with knee osteoarthritis realize their recoveries a bit less beneficial related to social life and activities. Their KOA makes it difficult to do routine work or ordinary activities due to knee pain or restricted knee range of motion. Authors of this paper suggested tempering surgical outcome predictions in patients who have KOA. (1) Malverne Health & Wellness brings Malverne chiropractic services to the care mix to get back pain and knee pain patients feeling better.

THE IMPORTANCE OF ADDRESSING KNEE AND OTHER PAIN

It’s pretty difficult to disregard Malverne back pain and knee pain. People with any type of low back pain and KOA had 2.7 times higher risk of frequent falls. People who have moderate to severe low back pain and KOA were 3.7 times more at risk for falls. (2) Patients with KOA and widespread pain vs patients with KOA and low back pain vs patients with KOA and multijoint pain vs patients with KOA only, patients who have widespread pain and KOA described feeling worse with higher measures of pain sensitization, less function and poorer physical performance. (3) Malverne Health & Wellness can help though.

CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Malverne Health & Wellness utilizes well-researched chiropractic care for knee osteoarthritis and Malverne back pain relief. Chiropractic researchers just reported that a combination of education, exercise and manual therapy over 6 weeks increased function for two-thirds of patients who have knee osteoarthritis. (4) Malverne Health & Wellness also incorporates the research-documented, gentle spinal manipulation, Cox® Technic, to reduce intradiscal pressures, widen the area of canal and raise the height of the disc.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Michael McMurray on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he shares just how chiropractic relieves back pain due to spinal stenosis with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Schedule a Malverne chiropractic appointment at Malverne Health & Wellness soon. Knee osteoarthritis and back pain because of spinal stenosis have a connection, a connection that age makes for chiropractic to cope. See you at your next appointment!

Malverne Health & Wellness treats back pain and knee osteoarthritis to help avert falls. 
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