Optimal joint health is vital to keeping the body moving. They allow us to function throughout the day and perform various tasks. When healthy joints become injured or damaged, the body loses mobility. Joint issues/pain primarily present in the shoulders, wrists, hands, knees, ankles, and spine. Healthy joints are necessary for the full range of motion and comfortable movement. To keep joints healthy and fully functioning, chiropractic treatment is recommended to alleviate joint pain and improve joint health.
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Types of joints include:
The bones that make up the joint allow for movement, but the actual muscles pull the bones that generate movement.
Most injuries to joints occur from added and abnormal stresses placed on a joint.
The most common cause of joint pain is arthritis.
Chiropractic can keep the joints in optimal health and functioning to the fullest. The objective is to activate the body’s natural ability to heal itself by improving the function of the central nervous system. Our team is dedicated to utilizing science-based chiropractic approaches to reduce pain and reverse painful conditions. It is also a natural method for relieving arthritis pain, slowing down the degenerative process, and helping to relubricate the joints. Contact us today to learn more about chiropractic and joint health.
There’s no perfect diet. Although human bodies are basically the same, individuals respond differently to certain diets. Diets can only go so far. The individual still has to put in the work of following the diet, exercising, developing new healthy habits, and maintaining them. The Mediterranean diet was reviewed by a panel of nationally recognized experts in:
They reviewed the diet profile to analyze certain categories. They included:
The findings found the Mediterranean diet to be one of the best because of the many health benefits that come from the dietary changes.
Clark, Kristine L. “Nutritional considerations in joint health.” Clinics in sports medicine vol. 26,1 (2007): 101-18. doi:10.1016/j.csm.2006.11.006
Hui, Alexander Y, et al. “A systems biology approach to synovial joint lubrication in health, injury, and disease.” Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Systems biology and medicine vol. 4,1 (2012): 15-37. doi:10.1002/wsbm.157
Keep Moving: Preventing Joint Injuries. American Chiropractic Association. https://www.acatoday.org/Patients/Health-Wellness-Information/Joint-Health.
What to Know About Joint Pain. Healthline. https://www.healthline.com/health/joint-pain#symptoms
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