What is Arthritis?
Arthritis is a disease that causes inflammation of one or more joints of the body. The joints get stiff and tender, causing a lot of pain. There are lots of types of Arthritis but the most occurring ones are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The symptoms of Arthritis are more evident with increasing age.
The common causes of Arthritis are family history, increasing age, obesity, or having any previous joint injury. Therefore, if you see arthritis signs in yourself, its recommended to visit the best chiropractor for arthritis immediately!
Mostly, the main symptoms revolve around the joints. So, your early arthritis symptoms and signs, depending on the type may include:
- Joint Pain
- Mild swelling
- Redness of skin
- Range of motion decreases
How is Arthritis treated?
Arthritis can be treated in a number of ways, as the main purpose is to reduce the pain and stiffness and prevent any further damage to the joints. So, they are providing relief to the patient, both in the short and long term.
People use different techniques and remedies that suit them to minimise the pain, like using heat or ice pads to massage the affected area. Meanwhile, others use assistance from mobility devices like crutches or canes to take away any pressure on the joints.
Moreover, professional treatment is more recommended for effective and long term results. There are multiple options you can go for, like going for a physiotherapy session, visiting the chiropractor for consultation, or maybe even having surgery if the doctor recommends.
Chiropractic Care for Arthritis
So, if you’ve had any experience of backache or pain in the knees, you should be visiting a chiropractor. Chiropractic treatment involves manipulation and adjustment of the spine, which has an effect on overall mobility and reduction in pain of the body. As a result, it improves the relationship between your spine and the nervous system, enhancing the ability of your musculoskeletal system.
Types of arthritis
Primarily the two types of Arthritis, osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), have different effects on the body. Osteoarthritis mainly causes cartilage, a hard and slippery tissue that supports the bone, to break down. Whereas, in Rheumatoid Arthritis’ case, the immune doesn’t work effectively enough and causes damage to the joints, starting from the lining of the joints.
There are many renowned chiropractors offering top quality treatment in Pakistan. Dr. Agha Ebrahim is a qualified spine specialist in Karachi and other major cities like Islamabad and Lahore. Back pain specialists in Karachi, such as Dr. Agha Ebrahim, use spine manipulation and adjustment of the body to reduce pain and improve the overall movement of the body.
Make an appointment for Chiropractic treatment today!
Diseases like Arthritis require immediate attention and effective treatment. Our spine specialists in Karachi and Islamabad focus on improving your current condition and offer results that make you feel better.
Different treatments are offered after a full assessment and diagnosis of the patient’s problem. Spine manipulation, lumbar adjustment, and neuromuscular treatments are some of the services Dr. Agha Ebrahim has to offer, which improves the movement of the whole body and reduces pain.