Joints form the links between bones. Joints give support and aid in movement. Damage done to the joints from disease or injury can obstruct your movement and lead a lot of pain.
Numerous diseases and conditions can trigger painful joints, including osteoarthritis ,rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, and more. Joint pain is very common, especially as you age.
At AdvaCare Clinics in Bloomington, MN we are an Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (ORF) with advanced healthcare solutions and combine physical therapy, chiropractic care, and medical procedures for best results and recovery all under one roof.
We regulate the pace and intensity of your therapies depending on your symptoms and conditions. Our goal is to find a treatment plan that best fits you.
Causes of Joint Pain
Many conditions can be linked to joint pain. Some common forms include:
- Adult Still’s disease
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Avascular necrosis
- Bone cancer
- Broken bone
- Complex regional pain syndrome
- Hemochromatosis (underactive thyroid)
- Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
- Lyme disease
- Paget’s disease of bone
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Reactive arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Septic arthritis
- Sprains and strains
Just to name a few…
In a national survey that was conducted, approximately one-third of adults expressed having joint pain within the past 30 days.
Knee pain was the most common complaint, followed by shoulder and hip pain, but joint pain can affect any part of your body, from your ankles to your shoulders. As you get older, painful joints become increasingly more common.
Joint pain can be mild to severe- with the pain being so intense it can be debilitating. It might subside after a couple weeks (acute), or go on for several weeks or months (chronic).
Experiencing just acute joint pain and swelling can affect your quality of life. Whatever is causing your joint pain, it can normally be handled it with holistic medicine, physical therapy, or alternative treatments.
Holistic Treatment Options for Joint Pain
At AdvaCare Clinics , we are a team of specialized health care professionals whose passion is help combat symptoms and conditions, and improve function. Our knowledge is how we combine each modality with multiple layers of medical disciplines to reeducate the nervous system.
Treatments we offer are:
- Trigger point injections (prolotherapy)
- Condition Education
- Facet Joint Injection Treatment
- Massage and myofascial release
- Light Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- EMS (electrical muscle stimulation)
- Laser Therapy
- And many more…
A lot of chronic and acute pain patients, as well as athletes with sports injuries, are looking towards Trigger Point Injections, Ligament Joint Injections, Prolotherapy, and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), for getting rid of pain. At AdvaCare Clinics, we try to use as little Cortisone as we can due to the possible side effects it creates.
Call AdvaCare Clinics (952) 835-6653 today if you have any questions about any of our therapies or to schedule a complimentary screening today. Our in-clinic screenings have the ability to determine what treatments would be the most beneficial for you. We have many screenings that take about 5 to 10 minutes to assess that are quick, easy and pain free.
We offer therapies and treatments in many regions in the metro area including:
And many more…