Your joints are the connective tissues that allow you to move, and support you as you go through your daily activities. Joint pain is a common complaint amongst Apple Valley patients, and it’s important to understand the source of joint pain. Whether you are having knee pain when you are trying to sit, stand or walk, or you are having a difficult time lifting objects because your shoulder hurts, Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, will work to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan. As an expert chiropractor, Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, has been creating custom chiropractic care plans for High Desert patients that are designed to provide pain relief as well as strengthen the entire body.
What Are the Causes of Joint Pain?For many patients, painful joints are simply the result of getting older. People who have performed physical labor or worked in office settings may experience joint pain of some kind, and parents who raised young children also might experience this same pain. Injuries, such as sprains or strains, are another common cause of joint pain. Athletes are constantly dealing with an aching joint in one area or another. Other causes of joint pain include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout and bursitis.
What Treatment Options Are Available?There is a variety of different treatment options available for the joint pain. Many physicians might prescribe pain relievers, over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications or prescription drugs for patients who are experiencing joint pain.
Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, believes that chiropractic care can work with the body in order to treat the cause of the joint pain. She prefers to treat the issue at hand, rather than mask the symptoms with medications. Many patients find that chiropractic care and physical therapy provide them with the physical relief as well as strength they need to live a full life once again.
How Can Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Care Help Me?Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, will work with the patient to adjust their body as well as strengthen their joints using physical therapy exercises. In addition to these exercises, Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, use a variety of different chiropractic therapies. For instance, heat therapy and cryotherapy may be used, and ultrasound techniques may also be considered by the doctor. Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, often recommends that the patients enjoy certain activities in their free time, such as bicycling or swimming, which are beneficial for the joints.
Patients throughout Apple Valley might be experiencing joint pain at different levels. For some people, the pain in their joints is mild and irritating at most. For others, it is a constant pain that they can live with, but they might be seeking treatment options. For the most extreme cases, joint pain is truly debilitating and can leave one feeling worthless. If you are experiencing joint pain in any form, take the time to contact Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, and set up a consultation appointment. She can diagnose your joint pain and develop a chiropractic care plan that works for you.