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Nutrition

Knee Clinics located in Portland, OR, Bellevue, WA and Tempe, AZ

Nutrition services offered in Portland, OR, Bellevue, WA and Tempe, AZ

An estimated 31% of the United States population has at least one nutritional deficiency that can impact their long-term health. To improve your daily diet, the medical team at Reflex Knee Specialists offers nutrition education. They identify what your body needs to stay healthy and strong and can recommend high-quality supplements that support long-term health. Call the office in Portland, Oregon; Bellevue, Washington; or Tempe, Arizona, to book an appointment today.

Nutrition Q&A

What is nutrition?

Nutrition focuses on the vitamins, proteins, and other nutrients your body needs to support your joint health and overall wellness.

Nutritional deficiencies in your diet can increase your risk of a number of chronic diseases and other complications. For instance, if you’re not getting enough vitamin D, you might be prone to joint diseases like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

A lack of proper nutrition can also cause symptoms that affect your quality of life, such as:

  • Anemia
  • Hair loss
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Skin rashes
  • Digestive upset

Without proper nutrition, you may also be at risk of frequent colds and other acute illnesses that result from a weakened immune system.

Improving your daily nutrition can relieve many uncomfortable issues and improve your overall vitality.

What nutrition services are available?

The team at Reflex Knee Specialists provides nutrition education to ensure patients understand the importance of a  daily diet that is low in pro-inflammatory foods. In addition to the available education services, the practice offers a wide range of nutritional supplements, including multivitamins that support your long-term health.

Your provider can also recommend supplements that improve the function of your joints and preserve the health of your bones.

What can I expect during a nutrition consultation?

The Reflex team educates patients about foods that are pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory so their diet is helping improve overall joint health. Reflex providers can also go over options for supplements to augment   your daily diet in ways that support joint health. Call the Reflex Knee Specialists office near you and schedule a comprehensive knee evaluation or book an appointment online today.

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