Joint Pain FAQs

For people living with joint pain, even doing simple activities like walking, running, biking or standing can be impossible to deal with. Joint pain can affect virtually any part of the body, and it can affect anyone at any age. When joint pain strikes, it’s important to have a chiropractor on hand that can provide you with the treatment you need to feel relief from your symptoms.

At Discover Integrated Health LLC, our clinics in Kennesaw and Marietta, GA, have staff available to help you on your journey towards recovery. Our chiropractor is trained in recognizing and diagnosing the root cause of pain, finding the best chiropractic care treatments, and helping initiate care that provides long-lasting relief.

What causes joint pain?

Joint pain has a variety of causes that can be due to issues dealing with the bones in the joint itself or with the surrounding tissues. Joint pain can be commonly caused by a condition known as osteoarthritis, which is a wearing down of the cartilage in between the joints. This can be due to age or due to other issues such as overuse injuries.

In addition, joint pain can also be caused due to damage to the surrounding tissues. This includes the surrounding muscles of the joint. Joint pain also has medical causes, such as fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis.

All of these can cause joint pain that is chronic, meaning it lasts more than three months at a time or has a tendency to reoccur. It’s never a good idea to ignore joint pain since treatment of the underlying injury is almost always necessary.

Do I need help from a chiropractor?

If you notice other symptoms in addition to your joint pain such as:

  • Redness
  • Weakness
  • Swelling
  • Hot to the touch
  • Sharp pain
  • Inability to put weight on the joint

This indicates the need for chiropractic care. A chiropractor can treat your joint pain using several methods, such as massaging the surrounding muscles of the joint. They can also provide manual adjustments to the affected extremity to help realign the joints.

Your chiropractor can also conduct strengthening exercises that can help reduce the risk of injury to the joint and help alleviate pain as well. They will know which of these treatments is effective by conducting a physical exam to determine the root cause of your joint pain, and by providing follow-up care.

Find Treatment for Joint Pain Today in Marietta, GA

At Discover Integrated Health LLC, we want to help our clients feel permanent joint pain relief. Call us today at (770) 423-9010 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.

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