Osteoarthritis is caused by the breaking down of cartilage, which is the solid, lubricated tissue that covers each end of a joint. Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by the immune system attacking the lining of the joints.
Both types of arthritis can result in several unpleasant symptoms which include weakness in the muscles, inflammation of the joints, pain, tenderness, and restricted movement. These symptoms can interfere with a North Charleston, SC individual’s quality of life. As such, it’s reasonable to seek non-invasive relief options.
Treatment may include gentle joint and tissue manipulation for pain relief as well as traction to increase range of motion. On top of hands-on treatment, patients may be assigned helpful exercises to slowly stretch the joints. Treatment may also include behaviors and dietary changes that can help reduce joint inflammation.
Charleston Pain Relief Center cares about patients and their quality of life. As such, the team does its best to provide top of the line care without forcing patients to resort to invasive surgeries for relief. Call us today at 843-225-2550!