Natural Remedies | Drug Free Osteoarthritis Relief
Osteoarthritis affects millions of people around the world and considered as the most common type of arthritis in the UK. It is caused by aging joints, injury, and obesity. Symptoms include joint pain and stiffness. It can damage any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in hands, neck, lower back, knees, hips and toes.
What are the symptoms of Osteoarthritis?
Symptoms vary according to the affected joints, however the common symptoms include mild inflammation of the tissues in and around the joints, pain, swelling, stiffness and is often worse in the mornings and eases up through movement. It may be associated with damage to cartilage and bony growths that develop around the edge of the joints.
Does chiropractic help?
Osteoarthritis pain increases over time and there is no current cure for it. However chiropractic treatment could help a lot reducing the pain and slowing the progression of the disease. Chiropractors use very gentle adjustments to place the affected joints in proper alignment and increase it's movement, which has a positive effect on the affected joints.