What limits mobility, causes pain, affects more than 20 percent of the
population and costs the U.S. $128 billion annually? Arthritis does, according
to a newly released U.S. government report. Data from the government survey
from 2007 through 2009 found close to 50 million people had been diagnosed with
arthritis by their doctor. At an almost 30 percent rate of arthritis were the
obese and those who exercised less, smoked more and had lower levels of
education. By definition, arthritis is injury and inflammation of the joints.
This causes pain, swelling, stiffness and limited motion. Doctors of
chiropractic are experts at treating the many joints of the body in order to
restore motion and nutrition to the joints, thereby reducing inflammation,
stiffness and pain. One of the most common forms of treatment utilized by the
chiropractor is the adjustment or manipulation of the joints. If you are
suffering from pain, stiffness or swelling of one or more joints, schedule a
consultation or examination from your local chiropractor today to see of
chiropractic can help.