If you're struggling with joint pain due to osteoarthritis, don't worry! There are various options to consider to help alleviate pain before you think of joint replacement surgery.
Exercise for Osteoarthritis
Studies show that gait training – learning to walk differently – is one way to ease your knee pain. During osteoarthritis, the top layer of cartilage starts to deteriorate, which results in direct bone-to-bone contact. The movement of the bones against one another results in reduced range of motion, inflammation, and pain. Read this post: Walk This Way to Ease Osteoarthritis Pain to learn more!
Are you looking for all-natural ways to limit pain and other osteoarthritis symptoms? Studies demonstrate that anti-inflammatory supplements can help. Read this post: Consider Taking These Supplements if You Suffer from Osteoarthritis to learn more!
Millions of Americans suffer from osteoarthritis in the knees, hips, or elsewhere. These do-it-yourself (DIY) treatments can help ease pain and improve joint function. Read this post: Ease the Symptoms of Osteoarthritis Pain at Home to learn more!
Learn More About Osteoarthritis
What really is osteoarthritis? Millions of Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, but it can be difficult to understand the complexities of the disease.
When does osteoarthritis become a concern?
Age is one of several major risk factors for osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is diagnosed more than any other type of arthritis, with 26 million Americans estimated to suffer from the disease. Also called wear-and-tear arthritis and degenerative joint disease, it is the gradual wearing away of the cartilage that cushions the ends of our bones. Read this post: At What Age Are You at Risk of Osteoarthritis to learn more!
What are the stages of osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most frequently diagnosed type of arthritis, with more than 27 million Americans suffering from the joint disease. OA is devastating to individual quality of life and even to the economy. Along with the hips and hands, knees are one of the primary areas of the body impacted by osteoarthritis. Read this post: The Stages of Osteoarthritis to learn more about how OA progresses and worsens over time.
How does inflammation relate to osteoarthritis?
One term you often hear in discussion of osteoarthritis and other pain conditions is inflammation. Let’s look at OA statistics, the disease’s relationship to inflammation, and treatment options for pain relief. Read this post: The Role of Inflammation in Osteoarthritis to learn more!
Having chronic joint pain doesn't mean you have to go under the knife. Our patients experience reduced pain and an increased quality of life after just one session. Dr. Whalen explains our non-surgical joint pain treatment in our latest video: About Non-Surgical Joint Treatment.
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If you're struggling with joint pain due to osteoarthritis, contact us today for a free consultation and let us show you how our non-surgical solutions can relieve your pain and improve your life!