At Care Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center in Henderson, NC, we provide non-invasive and holistic treatments to alleviate pain from diseases, conditions, and injuries. If you are experiencing pain due to arthritis, chiropractic care can help reduce your symptoms and improve your overall health. Before visiting, learn more about the causes of arthritis below:


Understanding Arthritis

Arthritis is an umbrella term used to refer to various diseases and conditions that affect the joints in the body. For some, the pain is mild and uncomfortable, while for others it is excruciating and can highly impact their daily life. While arthritis primarily affects older adults, it can occur at any age. In addition, certain injuries, scaring, and overuse can contribute to the development of arthritis.

Symptoms of Arthritis

The symptoms of arthritis vary in origin, pain levels, and progression. Arthritis can be severe and disabling, so it is essential to recognize the signs. Some symptoms of the disease include:

  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Weakness
  • Weak hand grip or finger grip
  • Foot pain
  • Joint pain
  • Fatigue
  • Limited range of motion
  • Difficulty walking
  • Pain when standing or sitting

Causes of Arthritis

Arthritis can occur due to a variety of causes and the cause can be difficult to determine. Our chiropractor will speak with you about your symptoms and help determine the root cause of your arthritis. Some factors that can contribute to the disease include:

  • Injuries and scarring
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Genetics
  • Bacterial, fungal, and viral infections
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Inflammation
  • Joint damage

Chiropractic Care for Arthritis

Chiropractic care for arthritis targets painful joints and increases blood flow to the affected regions, which can provide vital nutrients to help cells regenerate and heal. At our practice, we provide various treatments to relieve pain from arthritis. Some of our methods include:

  • Electric Muscle Stimulation, also known as E-Stim
  • Acupuncture
  • Cold Laser Therapy
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Corrective Exercises
  • Ultrasound Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mechanical Intersegmental Joint Mobilization
  • Chiropractic Adjustment
  • Nutritional and Lifestyle Counseling

Contact us for an Appointment Today!

If you have pain due to arthritis that is affecting your daily activities, our team at Care Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center in Henderson, NC, can help. We can provide the necessary treatment that will alleviate your discomfort and help you return to your normal routine. To learn more about the benefits of chiropractic care for arthritis or to schedule your appointment, call us at (252) 438-2273 today.