Pain relief for swollen joints
If you work a job or enjoy a hobby that puts pressure on your joints, you may have pain from the repetitive motions. No one wants to tend to the garden or pitch a baseball game on Saturday only to have severe shoulder or elbow pain for the following week.
Chiropractic care can reduce pain from bursitis, a painful swelling in your joints.
You can experience bursitis in your:
What is the difference between arthritis, bursitis, and tendinitis?
Both bursitis and arthritis affect the joints in your body, and both ailments more commonly affect older people. Bursitis is a short-term irritation that will go away if treated properly. Arthritis is a permanent condition resulting from normal wear and tear on the cartilage.
Tendinitis and bursitis both result from overuse of one part of the body. Tendinitis is irritation of the tendon connecting muscle to bone, while bursitis affects the cushion in the joints. It is possible to develop both of these conditions at the same time.
Chiropractic care as an
integrative health solution
When you visit our office, a doctor of chiropractic will conduct a physical exam and complete a health history in order to assess your symptoms and compile a bursitis treatment plan that is customized to your needs.
We frequently work with those in other health care professions to together provide the best bursitis treatment for you. In addition to your chiropractic adjustment, we may refer you for physical therapy, massage, or prescription medications depending on the severity of your symptoms.