Case Study: Knee Arthritis and Chiropractic Care

31 Aug, 2018 | Dr. Malik | No Comments

Case Study: Knee Arthritis and Chiropractic Care

The following study describes the use of chiropractic care for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.

A 47 year old female office-worker with eight-month right knee pain, described having difficulty squatting, sitting on a chair for over one hour and climbing stairs.

The patient was treated with conservative chiropractic care twice per week, which included:

  • IASTM – similar to Graston Therapy, whereby an instrument is used to help break down scar tissue and adhesions. To learn more about Graston Therapy click here.
  • Joint manipulation – a technique used by Chiropractors to help restore motion in a fixated joint.

In addition the patient had PRP (Plasma Rich Protein) injected by a Naturopathic Doctor.

At the end of a sixteen-week treatment plan the patient reported no pain and 93.75 functionality six months after the injection.

To learn more about this study or how our clinic can help your knee pain, call us today 905-593-1605.

The full study can be found below:

Conservative management of MRI-confirmed knee osteoarthritis with instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization, joint manipulation, and platelet-rich plasma

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