Chiropractic Care Treats Chronic Arthritic Pain Without Medication
Chronic Arthritis Treatment in Harrisonburg, VA: Arthritis affects over 21 million adults in this country and is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Arthritis can cause symptoms of pain, inflammation and stiffness.
Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints which often leads to pain, stiffness, and discomfort throughout the joints in the body. Common symptoms associated with arthritis include joint pain, joint stiffness, swelling, and decreased range of motion which will typically get worse with age. There are two main types of arthritis:
- Osteoarthritis – A degenerative disorder affecting flexible joint cartilage
- Rheumatoid Arthritis – A chronic inflammatory disorder in joints
Chiropractic Care for the Management of Arthritis
Chiropractic care is a great way to help manage and relieve the pain that is caused by arthritis. Having routine chiropractic care provides our arthritic patients with a safe and non-invasive alternative to prescription medication that can often be both harmful and addictive.
When you visit Harrisonburg Chiropractic Center, Dr. Raymond Wright can deliver gentle, non-invasive chiropractic adjustments. The adjustments help to reduce joint restrictions or misalignment in the joints to reduce inflammation and improve the function of both the affected joint and nervous system.
By increasing joint mobility and improving the function of the nervous system, the body develops the ability to better manage the symptoms caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Patients with Arthritis
- Reduced Pain and Discomfort
- Improved Range of Motion & Flexibility
- Decreased Inflammation