What is Arthritis?

Arthritis literally means joint pain. Arthritis can materialise at any age, although certain types are more common in older or younger people. There is no cure for arthritis but there are many treatments at your disposal. The two main types of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.


The most common causes of arthritis include but are not limited to:

  • Aging
  • Deformity of bones
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Underactive Thyroid
  • Muscle imbalance
  • Sedentary Lifestyle


The most common symptoms of arthritis include but are not limited to:

  • Pain in joints
  • Tender joints
  • Stiffness in joints
  • Bone spurs
  • Low flexibility of joints
  • Swelling
  • Deformity of the joint


Treatments for arthritis include but are not limited to:

  • Anti-inflammatories and other medications
  • orthotics
  • Modified footware
  • Changes in lifestyle
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical Therapy
  • Chiropractic care

If you think you are suffering from Arthritis then give us a call on 01386576128 or get in touch via our contact page to arrange an assessment to see how we can help you.

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