Arthritis is a common condition that affects 350 million people worldwide and close to 40 million in the United States. This painful condition doesn't just cause joint pain, it can also restrict your movement and make it more difficult to participate in the activities you enjoy. At Active Life Team Chiropractic in Sacramento, CA, we offer various treatments that can help alleviate your discomfort and improve your quality of life.
Arthritis causes the joints to swell, which results in pain or stiffness. The stiffness may be more common in the morning due to the swelling and inflammation that happens overnight. Arthritis can make it difficult to participate in certain hobbies or accomplish tasks due to pain or limited movement in a joint.
You could develop arthritis from normal wear and tear in the joints. Some people develop rheumatoid arthritis, which occurs when your immune system mistakes the joint's lining as an invader. In addition to pain, arthritis can also cause the joint to become deformed.
Treatment for Arthritis
When you visit us, our chiropractor will ask you about your pain, when it started, and when it seems to become worse to learn more about your condition. Along with that, we’ll inquire about your family history, as certain conditions are hereditary. Afterward, we will create a customized treatment plan that will help improve the mobility of your joints and reduce your pain.
One treatment we may recommend is exercise therapy, which will keep your joint in motion and prevent any further loss of movement. The exercises will gradually increase in difficulty in an effort to retain as much function as possible.
We may recommend at-home remedies that can reduce your discomfort, such as hot and cold therapy. Our chiropractors will tell you more about the treatment and recommend the temperatures that may be best to use the therapy. We will also recommend exercises that you can do at home, which can prevent future injuries and help you achieve your desired results.
Contact us for an Appointment Today
Whether your have leg pain from arthritis or a personal injury, our team at Active Life Team Chiropractic, in Sacramento, CA, can help. After an evaluation, we will create a treatment plan to eliminate the ache and improve your mobility. Contact us today at (916) 551-1545 to schedule your appointment!