Have you ever had a morning where after waking up it feels like your joints are made up of steel and, you have trouble moving around? It might not hurt as much by mid of the day but still… It could be a sign of Early Onse
Joints can become inflamed due to an infection, stress on the joint or even just being overweight. The inflammation may cause pain and discomfort in your joints which would make it difficult for you to move easily. – this is called Arthritis!
Whether your are suffering from arthritis in your knees, hips, back or elsewhere, physical therapy is proven to be an effective option to help you ease Arthritis pain with benefits that exceed pain relief and is recommended by the international medical guideline. At Chesterton Physical Therapy we have highly trained experts to provide care and manage arthritis with a customized plan to help you recover quickly and stay active while helping to minimize the chance of re-injury.
Common Forms of Arthritis –
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that usually develops as
a result of joint deterioration. As an estimate currently there are approx. 27 million Americans have some form of osteoarthritis.
According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, 50% of Americans may develop osteoarthritis by age of 85 yrs, and 25% may develop hip osteoarthritis once in a lifetime. Until the age of 50 yrs, men and women are equally affected by this and after 50 yrs women are diagnosed more than men.
Today one of the most common causes of disability in America’s adult population is osteoarthritis and it has been estimated that by the year 2030 joint replacement will increase by 174% for hips and 673% for knees in the United States.
Rheumatoid Arthritis –
Unlike Osteoarthritis which can be felt only in one specific joint of your body (the hip for example), Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes joint inflammation and pain, that affects every part of your body.
It’s not just limited to bones but also muscles throughout our entire bodies and headaches, fatigue, and fever are common in rheumatoid.
Rheumatoid arthritis commonly causes pain in joints of the body parts like hands, knees, or ankles and it often affects the same joints on both sides of the body, such as both hands or both knees. But sometimes it causes problems to other parts of the body such as the eyes, heart, and circulatory systems as well.
Women are 3 times more likely to affect by rheumatoid arthritis than men and it most commonly begins at 30-35 yrs of age in women. In total there are approx. 1.5 million people are affected by rheumatoid in the USA.
Symptoms of Arthritis –
- Joint pain, swelling, tenderness, redness, or stiffness that lasts for
- one or two months or longer.
- Morning Stiffness
- More than one joint is affected.
- Small joints (wrists, hands, and feet) are affected first.
- Fatigue and Fever with rheumatoid arthritis.
How physical therapy can help you to ease the Arthritis pain?
At Chesterton physical therapy we provide the most advanced pain relief technology, hands-on treatment and exercise-based recovery programs that can help to restore the normal movement of joints, improve muscle strength, and enhance how to walk or run. These treatments also relieve pain in other parts of the body as well!
With physical therapy, we can help you to move and live your life without the risk associated with surgery or addiction.
Our physical therapists are experts in the field of arthritis treatment, and our goal is to get you back to your active, healthy lifestyle. Our treatments will be tailored specifically for you so that you can recover at your own pace!
So, Get Back To Your Feet Without Your Aches & Pain and Live Your Normal Life ! Book An Appointment Today With One Of Our Expert Therapists!
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