Millions of arthritis sufferers rely on chiropractic care for proper diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractic treatment focuses on manipulating and reordering the alignments of the spine in order to suit the comfort levels of a person.
Typical symptoms of arthritis include swollen, stiff and painful joints. Chiropractic care has gained prominence over the past decade. A significant proportion of those affected with arthritis believe that chiropractic care effectively reduces the above symptoms.
What is chiropractic care?
The therapy that chiropractors used is called manipulation, or adjustment. The chiropractic treatment plan aims at relieving pain, stress and injury at joints and other various body parts. The process involved is a skillful manipulation of the spinal cord accompanied by other therapeutic procedures if necessary.
The core clinical procedure of chiropractors is a conscious focus on the proper functioning of the entire system with a special emphasis on the spine, muscles, nerves, the circulatory and the skeletal system.
Why should you rely on a chiropractic care?
A chiropractor is a highly qualified person who has acquired skill sets in fields like anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnosis, x-ray and other treatments.
How does chiropractic care work for arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the most common forms of arthritis that people suffer from. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition where the defense mechanism of the body doesn’t function properly, thereby causing autoimmune inflammatory conditions. Such a condition is often accompanied with ailing joints, muscles, organs, distressed and tired mind and body, etc. one may also feel incompetent, exhausted and may suffer from fever at times.
Osteoarthritis is a condition marked by the wearing down of the cartilages that define and protect the bone and muscle framework. Researchers claim that these two conditions or forms of arthritis often lead to a degenerating spine, the effects of which are considered normal.
Experts further bring to light that osteoarthritis is a result of spinal stress and dysfunction. They emphasize that an improper alignment of the spinal cord makes the spine weak and vulnerable. This boosts the wearing down of the cartilages and other softer tissues at joints and elsewhere.
Researches prove that the chiropractic treatment, through manipulations and adjustments of the spine and nerves, certainly helps in improving the conditions of arthritis if not removing it completely.
Medications and drugs are effective in the sense that they respond to the overlying pain. The chiropractic treatment on the contrary, seeks to erase the underlying cause, stress and discomfort without causing any side effects.
Discuss the appropriateness of the chiropractic treatment with your doctor. Depending on the severity of the wearing down joints and bones seek the chiropractic treatment as a primary option that could well complement or replace a surgery or medications.
John Harvey Sours, D.C.
I am a South Florida native and a U.S. Navy Veteran. After being involved in a major accident I suffered a brain and spinal cord injury. If it weren’t for the Chiropractic care I received after my injury I would not be in the shape I am today. My recovery was outstanding and it just shows how effective the treatments can be. I am a living example of that. Today I proudly serve the people of Southwest Florida with similar situations. Over the years I have grasped and mastered many different techniques to better help my patients. Our office provides services for headache, migraines, arthritis, whiplash, neck injuries, sciatica, back pain and weight loss management.