When you’re feeling joint pain, there are many movements that can become difficult. For instance, joint pain in your knee can make it hard to climb stairs. If the pain is stemming from your wrist, turning a door knob can feel like a chore. If you’re experiencing aches in your joints, there’s a chance that it’s the result of arthritis.
Arthritis refers to more than 100 conditions that can cause joint inflammation or degeneration. It’s a common pain, affecting more than 58 million adults in the U.S. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of work disability in the country. That means if you’re experiencing arthritis pain, you’re not alone. The good news is that Forever Fit is here to help alleviate the pain and boost your overall quality of life.
The Basics of Arthritis Pain
Arthritis can cause your joints (where two bones connect) to feel stiff and painful due to inflammation or degeneration. It can impact the joint itself as well as the surrounding tissue, such as the bones and muscles. The pain can impact your mobility and reduce the joint’s range of motion.
The human body has more than 300 joints; arthritis pain is often felt in the:
Feet and ankles.
Arthritis pain can flare up at any time, but most people experience the ache in their joints after a long day or following extensive physical activity.
Types of Arthritis Pain
There are dozens of arthritis conditions. While each one will cause pain, they will affect the joint in different ways depending on where it’s located in the body and the potential cause behind it.
Here are three of the most common types of arthritis:
Forever Fit Can Help Alleviate Your Arthritis Pain
Here are some possible treatment options for arthritis pain:
- Targeted exercises.
- Adjustments to postural and joint alignment.
- Lifestyle change and ergonomic recommendations.
- Pool therapy.
- Electrical stimulation.
Contact our team today for more information or to schedule an initial appointment.