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Arthitis in Palm Desert?

Arthritis in Palm Desert CA

Odds are that you will be affected by some form of arthritis during your life, which, at its worst, can severely hamper your day-to-day activities. The team at Le Roy Chiropractic Corporation in Palm Desert, California, specializes in tackling this painful and debilitating condition with the goal of restoring your freedom of movement and alleviating the pain that often accompanies arthritis. To get started, call or go online to book an appointment at the medical clinic with one of the arthritis specialists at Le Roy Chiropractic Corporation.


What is arthritis?

Arthritis is a catchall term for a joint disease or joint pain. In fact, there are over 100 conditions that affect your joints that fall under the term “arthritis.” Joint diseases affect people regardless of gender, age, or race, and over 50 million adults and children in the United States have some form of arthritis.

Arthritis is divisible into the following categories:

Degenerative arthritis: Far and away, the most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which is a degenerative form of arthritis. With osteoarthritis, the cartilage, which acts as a cushion between your bones, begins to wear down and causes your bones to rub together. Because osteoarthritis is degenerative, it’s often associated with aging, but it can also be found among younger, active people.

Inflammatory arthritis: This type of arthritis occurs when your immune system attacks your joints, causing uncontrolled inflammation in your joints. The most common examples of inflammatory arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

Infectious arthritis: Infectious arthritis occurs when bacteria, fungi, or a virus enters your joints and cause inflammation. The most common causes of infectious arthritis are food poisoning, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and hepatitis C.

Metabolic arthritis: This type of arthritis occurs when you have high levels of uric acid in your body, which builds up, creating painful crystals in your joints.


What are the symptoms of arthritis?

The symptoms of arthritis are usually the same no matter which form of the joint disease you have. They include:

  • Pain
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Loss of range of motion
  • Loss of function

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, call Le Roy Chiropractic Corporation to set up an appointment to get an evaluation. The sooner you treat joint disease, the more successful you will be in stemming, and even reversing, its progression.


How is Arthritis Treated?

Fortunately, many people in Palm Desert are finding long-term relief through chiropractic treatment. Chiropractic medicine is a non-invasive alternative that seeks out and deals with the underlying cause of arthritis. A chiropractor will perform an evaluation of your condition and formulate an individualized treatment plan that will work to correct nerve interference in the spine and restore you to an optimal state of health.

If you are noticing any signs of arthritis do not hesitate to call our team at Le Roy Chiropractic Corporation today for a consultation.

OFFICE HOURS


Monday
9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 4:00pm


Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 4:00pm


Thursday
Closed


Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Le Roy Chiropractic Corporation
42575 Washington Street 2nd Floor
Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 360-8700

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