Osteoarthritis Pain and Treatment

How to properly treat arthritis pain conservatively in Jacksonville, FL
Arthritis Treatment Jacksonville FL 32244
Arthritis Treatment Jacksonville FL 32244
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Aug. 30, 2016 - PRLog -- Living With and Treating Osteoarthritis

As painful as OA can be, particularly when people try to walk, lift heavy objects, or simply get out of bed, it is vital that people with this condition continue to remain active. Inactivity is known to be one of the worst aggravating factors of osteoarthritis. If people remain inactive out of fear of experiencing pain or wanting to safeguard their joints, they actually do their bodies a disservice. They can learn to live with and possibly minimize the symptoms of their OA if they make an effort to increase their activity levels.

Some of the best types of exercises that OA sufferers can do include low impact exercises. These exercises avoid putting too much stress and weight on their joints and bones. However, they also promote healthy blood flow to the affected areas. Some of these exercises can include:

• Walking

• Climbing stairs

• Stationery training

• Lightweight training

• Yoga

Lifting light weights with one's arms and legs can likewise promote health and healing. OA sufferers should listen to their bodies, however, and avoid exercising too much or overexerting their joints to avoid further damage.

Individuals suffering with arthritic pain may also promote healing and stability in their joints by adding dietary supplements to their OA maintenance regimen. Dietary supplementation should never take the place of a proper, well-rounded anti-inflammatory type of diet. These supplements can include taking up to 1500 mg of glucosamine and up to 1200 mg of chondroitin sulfate. Before they add supplements to their diets, however, patients should consult with their physicians to avoid complications with medications like anti-coagulants and other prescribed medicines.

Chiropractic Treatment for OA

Chiropractic treatments may also help OA sufferers adapt to and overcome the worst of their conditions. Chiropractors are trained to help minimize the pain associated with this disease through remedies that vary from chiropractic manipulation to trigger-point therapy. They also may utilize therapeutic massage to treat patients.

These providers likewise can recommend lifestyle and dietary changes that could help sufferers experience prompt relief. A knowledgeable chiropractic physician will monitor OA patients' progress and recommend changes to activity levels and pain relief management as needed.

Osteoarthritis afflicts millions of Americans each year. People can find relief through exercise and chiropractic remedies.

If you find yourself suffering with the above arthritis pain symptoms, please do not hesitate to call North Florida Spine and Injury Center in Jacksonville, FL. We are trained and equipped to properly treat individuals who suffer from the various types of arthritic pain syndromes. We look forward to hearing from you.

Dr. Adam Zeccardi DC, FIAMA

North Florida Spine and Injury Center

7855 Argyle Forest Blvd., Suite 905

Jacksonville FL, 32244

P: 904 541-6144

F: 904 541-6154





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