Arthritis Of The Spine

Arthritis Of The Spine 2017-02-17T18:25:26+00:00

Non-Operative Spine – Arthritis Of The Spine

Arthritis is inflammation of the joints that causes pain and restricts movement. Arthritis occurs due to the breakdown of cartilage that normally protects joints, facilitating smooth movement. Without cartilage, bones rub together, which creates inflammation, pain, and stiffness. There are a variety of different types of arthritis that affect different parts of the body.

Symptoms

  • Pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Reduced ability to move the joint
  • Redness of the skin
  • Stiffness

Treatment

  • Low-impact aerobic activity
  • Range of motion exercises for flexibility
  • Strength training for muscle tone
  • Avoid placing extra stress on your affected joints
  • Modify your home to make activities easier
  • Medication

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