Arthritis is a common medical condition and can develop from several causes. The condition can cause chronic pain, affect your flexibility and mobility, and decrease your quality of life. Our chiropractor can help. Dr. David Zumstein at Zumstein Chiropractic Clinic in Franklin, WI, provides comprehensive chiropractic services, including treatments to help you get relief from arthritis.
What You Need To Know About Arthritis
There are several types of arthritis, each with different causes:
Rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, both of which are caused by autoimmune factors
Osteoarthritis, which can be caused by chronic overuse, leading to joint inflammation, a traumatic injury to the area, a previous surgery, or aging
No matter what is causing your arthritis, the effects are similar and include:
Joint damage and deformity
Loss of flexibility
Loss of mobility
Decreased quality of life
Dr. Zumstein offers several treatment options to help you live well with arthritis. He may recommend:
Manual manipulation, to help realign the spine and supporting structures, to increase the range of motion
Massage therapy boosts blood flow to the area and aids in healing
Trigger point therapy, to provide direct anti-inflammatory relief to the affected area
Ultrasound treatment to reduce swelling and stiffness
Laser treatment, to help reduce inflammation
Lifestyle modifications including exercises and stretches to increase flexibility and decrease pain
Physical therapy, to regain flexibility and mobility
Dietary modifications, to increase nutrients and decrease the intake of foods that contribute to joint inflammation
Thermal therapy decreases swelling and boosts circulation to aid in healing
If you are living with arthritis, you owe it to yourself to seek out the expertise of your chiropractor. Chiropractic treatments for arthritis can decrease pain, increase flexibility and mobility, and help you enjoy an active life again.
Want To Know More?
To learn more about the causes and treatment of arthritis, call Dr. Zumstein at Zumstein Chiropractic Clinic in Franklin, WI. You can reach him in the office by calling (414) 761-3330, so call today.