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Meniscus Wear: The Chiropractic Solution

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Meniscus Wear: Chiropractic Solution

Have you wondered how you can improve, reduce or stop the wear of your meniscus? Chiropractic could be the solution you are looking for. In this article, we will explore how chiropractic can help improve your quality of life.

What are Menisci?

The menisci are C-shaped cartilages located in each knee, between the femur and tibia. There are two menisci in each knee: the medial meniscus and the lateral meniscus. Its main function is to act as a shock absorber, distributing weight and reducing the impact on the knee joint. For example, if you twist your knee suddenly and sharply while putting weight on it, you could tear your meniscus.

Function of the Menisci

  1. Shock Absorption: They help absorb impact and reduce friction during movement.
  2. Joint Stability: They contribute to the stability of the knee.
  3. Load Distribution: They distribute weight evenly across the knee joint.

Common Meniscus Problems

Wear and Tear

Meniscus wear, also called meniscal degeneration, is a natural process associated with aging. In addition to the passage of time, other causes that may contribute to this deterioration include repetitive use of the joint, previous injuries, obesity, and genetic factors.

A meniscus tear can occur due to any movement that involves twisting the knee forcefully, such as sudden changes in direction. Even activities like kneeling, bending, or lifting heavy objects can occasionally cause a meniscus tear.
Meniscus tears are common and can cause pain, swelling, and limited mobility.

Symptoms of Meniscus Problems

  1. Pain in the knee, especially when twisting or turning the knee.
  2. Swelling and stiffness.
  3. Difficulty moving the knee.
  4. Feeling of locking or instability in the knee.
  5. Feeling that the knee is loose.

What is Chiropractic?

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Chiropractic as «A health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health».

Chiropractic focuses on adjusting segments of the spine that are affected by vertebral subluxations. The main objective is to restore the normal functionality of the spine, eliminating alterations in the nervous system.

Chiropractors perform chiropractic adjustments at key points. This gentle and targeted approach helps correct subluxations, promoting the patient's overall health and well-being.

How Chiropractic Helps with Meniscus Problems

Chiropractic adjustments can help improve meniscus problems in two ways: directly, by reducing pain, and indirectly, by correcting subluxations in the pelvis or lumbar spine, which can contribute to poor joint function.

Lack of adequate support for the knee, along with excessive pressure and premature aging of the joints, can lead to fatigue and early wear of the menisci. By properly aligning the pelvis and correcting the lumbar spine, deterioration of the knee structure can be reduced or stopped.

Additional Benefits of Chiropractic

Natural Approach 

Chiropractic is a natural solution that is not limited to treating symptoms, but focuses on restoring and maintaining the body's overall health.

This approach not only seeks to prevent, but also correct interferences that may affect the optimal functioning of the body.

It is not invasive

Choosing chiropractic involves opting for an approach that does not involve invasive procedures. Instead of resorting to surgeries or harsh medications, chiropractic offers a safe and less intrusive alternative to improve health and well-being.

Personalized Attention

Each patient is unique, and chiropractors develop personalized care plans based on each individual's specific needs. This ensures that each patient receives the most effective and appropriate care for their condition.

Improved Quality of Life

By relieving pain and improving physical function, chiropractic can help patients regain their ability to perform daily activities with greater comfort and confidence.


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We encourage you to take care of yourself from now on, without waiting until you feel sick or have various symptoms.

Chiropractic: frequently asked questions

These are some of the answers we hope to answer your questions about chiropractic, for more information visit our FAQ

Yes very sure. The Chiropractic adjustment acts on the nervous system, in order to allow the body's own recovery capacity to function normally.

Millions of people of all ages and with different problems go to the chiropractor, which has negative impacts.

Because? Chiropractic has an excellent safety record, avoiding invasive procedures.

Several studies have demonstrated that chiropractic care is 250 times safer than anti-inflammatories medical treatment.

The goal of chiropractic is to promote better body functionality.

The Central Nervous System regulates every cell of our body.

Chiropractic focuses on correcting the vertebral subluxations and interferences generated on the vertebrae and avoiding correct body functioning.

The vast majority of its users feel better, recover faster and minimize the use of medications and surgeries.

Many people who enjoy chiropractic care feel less stress, have more vitality and live better daily.

No, it isn't. Chiropractic is a sanitary profession complementary to and different from medicine (according to WHO).

It is studied in specialized chiropractic universities. The chiropractic professional receives a minimum training of 5 years that guarantees the quality and safety of the service it offers.

During the chiropractic university career, you don't study surgery or pharmacy but deeper physiology, anatomy, radiology, neurology, and specific manual chiropractic techniques.

As this profession hasn't been approved yet in Spain, you must go to a "true" chiropractic.

Many people use this legacy to practice manipulations of the vertebral column without the correct studies and knowledge.

For this reason, it is essential that, if you are looking for a chiropractor, you check the web of Asociación Española de Quiropráctica, where you can find recognized professionals with studies.

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