You could be feeling great until a cold snap comes through the metropolitan Atlanta region and you’re suddenly stiff or sore all over.
If you have arthritis and are interested in treating your condition by any means possible, there are some practical solutions that can easily be incorporated into your regular routine.
Review the following recommendations that are known to help reduce immediate pain caused by arthritis, as well as mitigate the risk of long-term damage taking place.
Visiting our Tucker Chiropractic office is, of course, the best way to address any symptoms you’re experiencing. If you are looking for immediate service or pain relief, make sure to give us a call right away at (404) 592-1186.
If you experience even mild levels of dehydration, your sensitivity to pain can significantly increase. Getting plenty of water each day, which is between 9 – 13 cups, is shown to help improve and maintain optimal functionality for your joints and muscles.
Studies show that low levels of vitamin D have a role in how sensitive you are to arthritis pain. Vitamin D deficiency is also known to increase your risk of osteoporosis.
For most people, getting plenty of sun during the winter time can be difficult, so talk to our Chiropractors about what type of supplements or vitamin-D food sources you should add to your diet.
Foods like salmon and particular types of walnuts are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which help reduce joint inflammation.
The National Arthritis Foundation recommends that you consume 2 – 3 grams of fish oil each day to maintain a healthy and well-balanced system.
Allowing the cold winter weather to prevent you from obtaining the type of exercise your body needs to remain in shape is unacceptable for those who are interested in their long-term health.
If you suffer from some joint discomfort, staying active is a critical component of living pain-.
The less sedentary you allow yourself to be, the better your body will function according to numerous studies provided by The National Arthritis Foundation.
Our Chiropractors can offer specific recommendations on what types of indoor activities would best suit the unique characteristics of your body and condition.
Scheduling an hour-long once a week for eight to twelve weeks has shown to significantly reduce pain, according to The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
Softening up restricted joints and tissue loosens up your system, which removes built-up stress, as well as improves your blood and nerve flow.
When your body can circulate more blood throughout your internal systems, affected or sensitive areas can receive the type of nutrients they need to regenerate and recover.
Most insurance policies cover the costs associated with our services and our AICA Tucker office is available 24/7 to schedule an appointment.
You can speak with one of our doctors by calling us at (404) 592-1186 or by coming to visit our location at:
3166 Chestnut Connector Dr.
Atlanta, Ga 30340