Your joints have a very important job to do. They form the connections between your bones to help support you and move you. It is important to take care of your joints because if they are damaged for any reason, it can impact your movement and ultimately cause you pain and discomfort. Damaging your joints are what we, as chiropractors, try to help prevent your in body in experiencing.
Joint Pain Relief with Exercise
There are a handful of causes of joint pain from sports injuries or any kind of injury, osteoarthritis, sprains, strains, bursitis etc. If your pain is so severe that you can’t move much, exercise may be limited for you. Our bodies need movement to get stronger. When we are stronger our body is able to help us battle challenges we may face and can be a source of preventing harm. Try using foam roller as a low impact way to massage and stretch the soft tissue surrounding the joints. Resting is important however, inactivity can actually cause pain and worsen your conditions. Here are some common exercises that are joint pain friendly to help you stay moving and help relieve joint pain.
- Water Aerobics
Utilize Nutrition for Joint Pain Relief
Nutrition is so powerful and we want to keep educating people on how important it is to eat healthy foods. What we eat, it fuels us in so many ways. Getting the proper nutrients and the right amount of it helps our system use those foods to give us long-lasting energy and mental clarity for our day. When it comes to your body and joints, maintaining a healthy weight and joint pain-free living go hand in hand. Even being only 10 pounds overweight increases the amount of force put on your knees from anywhere between 30 to 60 pounds. That is a huge amount of extra weight that is wearing down your joints that will not only weaken it but will impact you later down the road. The internet makes it easy to learn about what foods we should put into our bodies. Our advantage is that we have experts who take the guesswork out of your research and help you create a nutrition plan that will work for you and your body. Ask our SF nutritionist to help you with your plan, it’s that easy.
Highest Quality Chiropractic Care in SF
SF Custom Chiropractic provides services which can help relieve joint pain and improve mobility. Our goal is to treat the root causes and help you learn to lead a healthy lifestyle. From chiropractic adjustments, massages, to nutrition appointments, you will receive extensive time with our experts to ensure we are treating the whole body for balance and wellness. If you want to learn more about how we can help, give us a call or book an appointment today!