Arthritis is a general medical condition characterized by joint stiffness and pain and is the leading cause of disability in the United States. The CDC reports about twenty-five percent of American adults have been medically diagnosed with arthritis. In raw numbers, this translates to more than 64 million (2020). This condition affects the quality of one’s life with the potential to become a serious disability. Dr. Mark Kowalkski of Kowalski Chiropractic in Dublin, OH, offers a variety of chiropractic care services to help ease the symptoms of arthritis, noting that those who are challenged by arthritis will benefit most when it is identified and treated early.
Osteoarthritis is the most common kind of arthritis and occurs when your joint’s cartilage has worn away and there is bone rubbing against the bone. Chiropractic care can help with misaligned joints and other osteoarthritis symptoms.
According to the NIH, osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder and is impacted by several critical factors, some of which can be controlled by each individual –
- Bone density
- Muscle weakness, among others.
Is Arthritis Curable?
While a cure for arthritis has yet to be discovered, significant advancements in medicine and technology have created innovative treatments that make managing arthritis and its symptoms more effective.
Simple Self-Care Suggestions
It is essential to stay mobile as you age. Losing one’s mobility can lead to many medical issues, so-
- Maintain a Healthy Weight.
- Eat nutritiously.
- See a chiropractor regularly for guidance/treatment.
Treating Arthritis with Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care may offer one or more of the following complementary therapies to help painful joints, muscles, and tissue –
- Gentle Spinal Manipulations
- Joint mobilization Techniques
- Therapeutic Massage
- Therapeutic Ultrasound
- Therapeutic Exercise/Stretching
- Electrical Muscle Stimulation
- Manipulation Diathermy
- Cold (Low Level) Laser Therapy
- Red Light Therapy
Ready to Call Kowalski Chiropractic For Exceptional Chiropractic Care?
Do you work or live in and around Dublin, OH, and are interested in a non-invasive, non-medication option to treat your arthritis symptoms? Contact Dr. Kowalski or a team member of Kowalski Chiropractic to learn more at 614-798-8050 or online.