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Chiropractic Treatment for Joint Pain

 Chiropractic treatment is a helpful and noninvasive treatment to help quickly relieve discomfort and mobility issues caused by joint pain. It works in conjunction with other treatments including over-the-counter remedies. 

 

 Treatments include:

  1. Adjustments: Special joint manipulations to restore proper alignment and function.

  2. Soft Tissue Therapy: Massage, myofascial release, and other techniques to release tight muscles around joints.

  3. Therapeutic Exercises: Customized exercises to strengthen muscles, improve flexibility, and support joints.

  4. Modalities: Ultrasound, electrical stimulation, or laser therapy to reduce pain and inflammation.

  5. Nutritional Counseling: Advice on foods and supplements to support joint health.

There are home treatment options that include over-the-counter medications and topical ointments, exercise and lifestyle changes. However, if you are experiencing joint pain it is important to consult with a doctor to rule out an infection or autoimmune disease. 

Joint Pain Treatment Consult

Don't let joint pain get in the way of your quality of life. There are chiropractic that can help. Contact Dr. Dalton at Seven Bridges Chiropractic to help reduce your joint pain and increase your mobility. 

Click here to schedule an evaluation or text/call us at (904) 582-5200.

Causes and Symptoms of Joint Pain

There are several factors that can cause joint pain. Illness, conditions as well as the most common, osteoarthritis, which is the wear and tear of joints. 

Joint pain symptoms include pain, stiffness, limited movement, weakness, swelling, and/or tenderness with redness or changes around the joint area.


Causes of joint pain include:

  • Injury: Sprains, strains, or broken bones can damage the joint and cause pain.

  • Overuse: Doing the same movements over and over can lead to joint injuries and pain.

  • Medical conditions: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (autoimmune), gout, and psoriatic arthritis can all cause joint pain.

  • Wear and tear: Over time, the cartilage and bones in joints can wear down, leading to osteoarthritis pain

  • Inflammation: Conditions like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis can cause inflammation that affects the joints.

  • Infection: Bacterial, viral, or fungal infections in the joint can cause pain.

  • Autoimmune disorders: Lupus, scleroderma, or Sjogren's syndrome can attack healthy tissues, including joints.

How-to Minimize Joint Pain

If you are experiencing joint pain here are some activities, lifestyle changes and at-home remedies to relieve the symptoms. 

 

  • Exercise: Low-impact activities like walking, swimming, or cycling can strengthen muscles and improve joint flexibility.

  • Good posture: Proper posture can reduce stress on joints.

  • Ergonomic tools: Special chairs, keyboards and desk setups can help reduce joint strain.

  • Hot/Cold therapy: Heat relaxes muscles, while cold reduces inflammation and pain.

  • Anti-inflammatory diet: Eat foods rich in omega-3s, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory compounds.

  • Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water to keep joints lubricated.

  •  Rest and recovery: Allow time for rest and recovery after physical activity.

  •  Maintain healthy weight: Extra weight puts more stress on weight-bearing joints.

Chiropractor performing hip release

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