Arthritis Treatment | Charleston SC
ARTHRITIS TREATMENT AND RELIEF
One of the most common forms of disability in the US is arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, over 50 million adults and 300,000 children have some type of arthritis. While arthritis is most commonly found in women and older people, it is still a painful, frustrating disease. Some symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness, and decreased range of motion. At Non-Surgical Spine Center, in Mt. Pleasant, SC we want to help you lessen the pain that comes with arthritis. Imagine: living a life free of pain!
To avoid developing arthritis, try these useful tips:
- Balance regular physical activity with rest.
- Maintain a healthy weight.
- Use both hot and cold therapies.
- Avoid excessive repetitive movements.
- Take over-the-counter pain relievers or anti-inflammatory medicines.
- Maintain a healthy immune system.
- Avoid or quit smoking.
The more our patients understand what’s causing their arthritis, the more quickly the Non-Surgical Spine Center can address these issues and work towards eliminating our patients’ back pain. Though there aren’t many known causes of arthritis, these are a few reasons you may be experiencing joint pain or swelling.
CAUSES OF ARTHRITIS
- A reduction of normal amounts of cartilage
- Infection or injury to joints
- Normal wear and tear on joints that comes with old age
WE CAN GET YOU BACK TO YOUR BEST SELF
Non-Surgical Spine Center is home to the foremost leading back pain specialists in the Charleston, South Carolina area. Dr. Robert Alexander combines a variety of treatment techniques to help you maintain a healthy spine. When you come to the Non-Surgical Spine Center, we initially perform a thorough evaluation for each injury and condition you are struggling with to make sure we understand the cause of your pain and how it is impacting your lifestyle.
WORKING WITH INSURANCE
Non-Surgical Spine Center works with many local insurance companies. We will be happy to call your insurance company to verify your insurance benefits prior to your initial treatment. Please call our office for more information!