Arthritis Care for Manhattan
Arthritis comes from Greek arthron, which means joints. By the 1540′s, arthritis referred to diseases of the joints. In the 21st century it refers to inflammation of the joint.
Joint inflammation can affect a person at any age. Joints that do not move properly because of connecting bone misalignments is the number one cause of arthritis. There are non-drug solutions available to manage arthritic conditions: Click here for connection to a related article at the Arthritis Foundation. For more information on Living Your Life With Rheumatoid Arthritis, visit www.rheumatoidarthritis.org.
Arthritis pain relief at Manhattan Chiropractor
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Proper posture is critical for preventing arthritis pain. We will show you how to sit, stand, and walk. This foundation will enable you to move without as much pain, and help you to perform some health-improving exercises
Good Exercising is critical. Proper exercises strengthens the joints supporting structure and improves flexibility. We guide you on the best movements to provide and develop full range of motion. Exercising also gets the heart pumping blood faster through the body, warming joint cartridges, and bringing them nutrients and oxygen.
Individualized nutrition protocols are needed. There are many strategies from eating certain foods to decrease inflammation and avoiding foods that contribute to inflammation to choosing the right supplements. We will formulate a specific plan based on your individual needs.
Periodic application of cold laser therapy reduces swelling and pain.
Learn about your arthritic pain. Understanding your pain and its source can assist you select the best method for pain relief. We’ll work to remove preconceived notions and misconceptions
Gentle application of heat for immediate relief. This can be performed by a mixture of soaking, electric heating pads, wraps, and even wax methods.