With Chiropractic Care
Are you suffering from arthritis?
Everybody knows that if you suffer from arthritis there’s no known cure, you just have to learn to live with the pain and suffering right? WRONG.
Arthritis is caused by the deterioration of the cartilage located at the ends of and between your bones which can become worn down by such things as age and overused and. Once this cartilage is gone it can never be replaced but that doesn’t mean that you have to learn to live with the resulting pain and irritation. Arthritis pain only occurs when the affected joints become inflamed our medical staff can help prevent inflammation from occurring in the first place. Plus you can improve your range of motion flexibility and endurance.
Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in people older than fifty-five years. Arthritis can affect different parts of the body and each type has a different cause. It is a group of conditions involving damage to the joints and in some cases can also affect the soft tissues of the body such as ligaments, lungs and heart.
The Role of a Chiropractor in Managing Arthritis
Chiropractic care can significantly help avoid arthritis’ more damaging effects. Our Chiropractors addresses lifestyle, diet, exercise, and other factors that influence a person’s health as a whole. A healthy weight and immune system are also relevant factors in preventing the more harmful effects of rheumatoid arthritis.
Chiropractic care focuses on physical adjustment and alignment, so that joints can benefit from adjustments aimed at reducing pain and stiffness. Many additional approaches of chiropractic care address the needs of arthritic patients. The incorporation of massage in chiropractic care can play a role in reducing stiffness, helping the arthritic patient move more freely. Heat and cold compresses helps relieve arthritic pain. Chiropractic care offers a non-invasive way to promote overall health and manage conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, reducing the reliance on strong medications.
As well as addressing joint inflammation through physical adjustments, chiropractic care can tailor the right exercise program, and offer comprehensive nutrition and supplement advice for your needs.
Do I have to be referred by a doctor?
No, physiotherapists can assess and treat without referral by a doctor. However most health insurers require a doctors referral before they authorize cover of fees, some only require a phone call.