Stiffness and Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that affects joints, causing stiffness, pain and immobililty.  Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that usually affects one or two joints.  Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that commonly affects several joints on both sides of the body.

Chiropractic care includes advice on nutrition, lifestyle and exercise alongside chiropractic adjustments and massage.  These approaches are shown to reduce swelling and stiffness and help slow the condition form progressing.

  • Osteoarthritis (also known as wear and tear)

OA commonly affects the hands, spine, knees and hips and is often found on one side of the body.  Symptoms include pain, stiffness, swelling and reduced mobility.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

RA is an autoimmune disease in which your body attacks healthy joint tissue resulting in painful, swollen and often disfigured joints on both sides of the body. Normally, affected areas include the hands and spine, and it can lead to other health related problems with the internal organs.

With stiffness and arthritis affecting approximately 10 million people in the UK, Fishguard Chiropractors are well versed in identifying the condition and supporting people with the affliction.

Give us a call today, and let us help to ease the discomfort.

Stiffness and arthritis
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