Arthritis and Back Pain Treatment in Caringbah
There are various conditions and forms of arthritis that can cause problems such as swelling, stiffness and pain in our joints and muscles. While there are many reasons for experiencing pain in your back, arthritis is a common contributor, primarily in the lower back as it is a weight bearing joint.
Symptoms of pain or stiffness can vary in intensity depending on a range of factors, sometimes worsening only in the mornings when you first get up, or later in the day after you’ve been active. For some people the pain can be so extreme and so constant, they find it challenging to go about their day without succumbing to the pain.
Regardless of the pain intensity, seeking relief from such discomfort is important to improve your general quality of life and allow you to go about your day as you’d like to. Li Jen has experience aiding residents in Caringbah dealing with back pain and arthritis and offers a variety of treatment plans depending on the cause of your pain.
Forms of arthritis and related conditions that affect the spine and back
There are several forms of arthritis and related conditions that primarily affect the spine, including but not limited to:
This is the most common variety of arthritis to affect the back and is caused by the breakdown of cartilage that cushions the ends of bones where they meet to form a joint. Management of your osteoarthritis can improve through chiropractic treatment to ensure joints are lubricated and the framework is set at neutral so the body is the best that it can be to reduce discomfort. A high omega 3 diet plan is also recommended to keep the inflammation at bay.
Systemic autoimmune arthritides such as ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritides, psoriatic arthrtides are commonly co-managed through chiropractic and prescribed medication to ensure inflammation is kept at bay despite flare-up periods. Chiropractic management for these conditions ensure that your daily activities and quality of life can be restored to get you going despite a tough day.