There’s no getting away from the fact that life with arthritis can be difficult. But by making a few simple adjustments it is possible to take control, and lead a full and active life.
Types of arthritis
The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Symptoms of arthritis
The symptoms of arthritis you experience will vary depending on the type you have. This is why it’s important to have an accurate diagnosis if you have:
joint pain, tenderness and stiffness
inflammation in and around the joints
restricted movement of the joints
warm, red skin over the affected joint
weakness and muscle wasting
Many people with arthritis find complementary and alternative therapies helpful. They do not cure arthritis, but they may help to ease symptoms. Complementary therapies are often used alongside conventional treatment.
There are dozens of complementary and alternative therapies.
After thoroughly examining you, our chiropractors may recommend a series of X-rays in order to fully understand your condition and achieve faster and better results with care.
They treatment may involve a variety of different manual techniques, including:
manipulation and stretching
exercise routines to strengthen muscles and improve general fitness.
Medical Acupuncture (Dry needling) is also used successfully to help ease muscle and joint pain associated with arthritis.
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