Osteoarthritis

According to the Arthritis foundation, about 27 million people in America suffer from Osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of joint disorder. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear of the joints, as a result of aging or overuse. Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition generally involving the degradation of the cartilage and the bone. Common risk factors for Osteoarthritis include:  joint overuse, genetics, obesity, age, and previous joint injury.

Osteoarthritis Risk Factors:

These are some of Ostearthritis risk factors

  • Joint overuse
  • Genetics
  • Obesity
  • Previous joint injury
  • Older age
  • Bone deformities

Osteoarthritis Symptoms:

These are some of the common symptoms of Osteoarthritis

  • Joint stiffness or soreness
  • Increased pain after activities or at the end of the day
  • Joint stiffness after resting and decreased stiffness after movement
  • Bone spurs

Osteoarthritis Self-care:

These are some of the ways to manage Osteoarthritis symptoms

  • Muscle strength
  • Maintain healthy weight
  • Stay active
  • Healthy diet

Osteoarthritis Treatment:

Our doctors use ASTR® to relieve ostearthritis pain and symptoms 

  • Advanced Soft tissue Release (ASTR®) to release soft tissue restriction
  • ASTR® Tools: Our doctors use a variety of ASTR tools to release myofascial restriction and scar tissue, which are very common with osteoarthritis.
  • Releasing muscle trigger points and hypertonicity: it is very common with osteoarthritis that the muscle starts to spasm or tighten as a protective mechanism. Using the ASTR® maneuvers, patients can experience relief from muscle hypertonicity.
  • Special exercise program to restore normal movement
  • Reduce inflammation and speed up the heeling process using Cold Laser Therapy

Give us a call TODAY to learn how we can help you experience relief from osteoarthritis

 
  • Patient avoided hip surgery.

  • Patient avoided back surgery.

  • This newborn came in unable to move his neck from the side position. He suffered from torticollis, severe neck and back spasms. After just 1 ASTR treatment, he had complete range of motion.

  • Patient came in unable to move his neck from the side position. After 3 ASTR treatments, he regained full range of motion.

  • This young gymnast came in unable to do the splits. After just 1 ASTR treatment, she had full range of motion.

 

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