Arthritis is a common condition that causes joint pain and inflammation within a joint. A common misconception is that arthritis is due to age. Naturally with age our bodies do wear, however arthritis it is not age dependent process, nor is it reversible. But there are a number of treatments available that can help ease and manage the symptoms associated with the joint pain.
The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, and this generally occurs due poor lifestyle habits. This is a form of arthritis is where the cartilage between the bones gradually ‘wears’ away, leading to ‘bone on bone’ and changes within the joint structure.
The most frequently affected joints are in the hands, spine, knees and hips. The symptoms of osteoarthritis vary greatly from person to person, and between different affected joints.
Common symptoms of osteoarthritis include:
But more specific symptoms of hip and knee osteoarthritis include:
If you are suffering with joint pain or more specifically joint pain from osteoarthritis of the hip or knee and are interested in how chiropractic treatment can help you then call and make an appointment today with our chiropractor and visit the AMI Clinic near Kempston in Bedford, Bedfordshire.
Please contact us on 01234 307565 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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