Chiropractic Care for Arthritis Pain Relief
By Stephen R. Farris
Arthritis pain affects nearly 50 million Americans. It's commonly known and is usually associated with having stiff joints that can make simple movements difficult and unbearable at times.
Arthritis is not targeted to just one location in your body, even though most people complain about it affecting their hands and fingers having pain all the time. No. Arthritis can affect the joints in your wrists, knees, ankles, hip, and other parts of the body, making movement painful and difficult.
Did you know that arthritis is not just a singular disease? According to scientific research, there are more than 100 types of arthritis and each one has different severity levels.
The main two that are more frequently known are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. According to their descriptions:
- Osteoarthritis - A degenerative disorder that affects flexible joint cartilage.
- Rheumatoid arthritis - A chronic inflammatory disorder in the joints.
People with arthritis conditions are usually pointed in the direction of prescription medications, or over-the-counter medicine to help ease the pain. Unfortunately, while temporarily managing the pain, it can become addictive.
There is a ray of good news and it's an all-natural approach to pain relief and prevention. It's called chiropractic care.
It's a great way for people suffering from arthritis pain, or for those who want to keep it from setting in, to get relief through the use of gentle, noninvasive, non-addictive therapy with chiropractic adjustment.
Chiropractic adjustment consists of a hands on approach to reduce joint restrictions and misalignments in the spine. Chiropractic adjustments can be performed on other parts of the body to help with joint relief, giving you more range of motion and improved flexibility.
Additional benefits from chiropractic adjustments include (but not limited to):
- Reduction in pain and discomfort
- A decrease in inflammation
- Increased energy for a more active lifestyle
- Helps improve your immune system
- Better balance and coordination
So when achiness sets in or begins, take advantage of arthritis in your own life and improve your flexibility -- literally -- in health, by visiting the licensed chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic. Drop in anytime -- no appointment is required -- not only for an adjustment that allows you to move about more freely, but advice on how best to achieve the active and vibrant lifestyle you want and need for your best health.
To learn more about your health, wellness and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Dallas, Tex.