How We Can Help Manage Your Arthritis
Arthritis is a joint inflammation condition that usually results in swelling and pain as well as a limited range of motion in the affected joints. People who have this condition usually suffer from stiff joints mainly because of avoiding movements that increase pain.
However, by failing to move around the arthritic joints, the pain and stiffness only gets. That is why we recommend chiropractic as an effective tool for managing arthritis. Our physical therapists also teach arthritic patients on how they continue living normal lives without further injuring their joints.
Our wide range of lessons for dealing with arthritis can show you how you can reduce strain your joints. So as you carry out your daily activities you do so at ease.
We also show you how to transform your workplace and home environment to reduce any motions that might aggravate your condition. Furthermore, we will run a thorough evaluation of the extent of your arthritis. We can also recommend which home devices you should use in various tasks like dressing, housekeeping, bathing and driving among other activities.
The objectives of our chiropractic therapy for arthritis
The main goal of our chiropractic therapy is this. We want to get a person with arthritis back to the point where they can perform daily activities without any difficulty. One of the ways we can help you achieve this is through achieving a good range of motion. So then you are able to still perform the normal activities that you want to do.
We use a wide array of therapies. They include things like massage therapy to electric stimulation therapy. We aim to build strength in the muscles around the joint. Because stronger muscles help to stabilize weakened joints.
What benefits should you expect from our therapy for arthritis?
If you suffer from arthritis, you can get many benefits from taking part in our extensive physical therapies, including:
Gaining education about the exact nature of your arthritis problem to better understand your condition. So you also gain from the advice on the best home care practices.
Simple therapeutic methods will be taught. You can use them at home to reduce discomfort. Therefore you will improve your performance through several activity modifications and physical techniques.
You will learn the different exercises. You can do them to ensure your treatment is successful and how to perform the exercises correctly.
Understanding your body’s limits is also crucial. This is to ensure that you do not further strain already stiff or painful joints. Our treatment will teach you how to do all the daily tasks without causing joint damage or worsening pain.
Is Chiropractic Safe for Arthritis?
An interesting study was done. It was posted to the Arthritis Foundation.
In early 2017, The American College of Physicians released new guidelines. It now supports the use of therapies such as chiropractic as first-line treatments for low back pain – before using medication.
Several studies (including a 2017 review in the Journal of the American Medical Association) found that spinal adjustments reduce low back pain.
Call us today if you are suffering with arthritis to see if we can help. 215-343-3223