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Arthritis

Arthritis is a very common ailment but not well understood. The word arthritis does not indicate a single disease but rather it refers to joint pain or joint disease. 100 different types exist. People of all ages, sex and race can develop arthritis. It is the leading cause of disability in America. More than 50 million adults and 300,000 children have some form of joint pain or disease. It is common among women and occurs more as people get older. Symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion (ROM). Symptoms can come and go, they can be mild, moderate or severe. They can stay the same for years, but can get worse over time. In severe cases it may result in chronic pain, the inability to do daily chores and be difficult to walk or climb stairs. It can cause permanent joint damage and changes. These changes might be visible, i.e. knobby finger joints, but usually can only be seen on x-rays. There are some types of arthritis that affect the eyes, heart, kidneys, lungs, and skin. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900

Boron & Arthritis

Boron is one of the main minerals used in the bone building process of the body which directly acts as an activator. Boron helps convert vitamin D into its active state by initiating estrogen production. The estrogen then improves the…

Ankle Arthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that can affect the joints in any part of the body, including the ankle. With this type of arthritis, the cartilage, a tough but flexible tissue that covers the ends of the bones where joints…

Foot Arthritis Symptoms

See on Scoop.it - ChiropracticFoot arthritis may develop symptoms similar to any other joint affected by arthritis. The symptoms may vary depending on the joint of the foot affected. They can range from minimal to very severe and painful,…

Ankle Arthritis: A Brief Overview

See on Scoop.it - ChiropracticThis article provides a brief overview of ankle osteoarthritis and what sets it apart from osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.Research shows that post-traumatic arthritis of the ankle can begin to develop after…