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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common for of Arthritis and occurs when bone cartilage wears down near the joints. This condition can affect any joint in the body, with the most common cases involving the hands, hips, knees and spine. The effects of Osteoarthritis cannot be reversed, but proper treatment can lead to effective management of the related symptoms. The most common symptoms of this disease include pain, inflammation, tenderness, stiffness and bone spurs.

Osteoarthritis Treatment Options:

Austin Preferred Integrative Medicine offers several treatment techniques for managing Osteoarthritis. Physical Therapy exercises can help strengthen the muscles around the affected joints, increasing range of motion while reducing pain. Chiropractic Care, including spinal manipulation, can provide pain relief for the neck and back. Manual Therapy can help enhance circulation while reducing pain, stress and muscle tension. Furthermore, the in-house Nurse Practitioner can deliver more direct treatments, including medication prescriptions, anti-inflammatories and injections for knee pain.

Patients should first contact Austin Preferred to schedule an initial evaluation. A consultation with our medical providers will then yield a personalized treatment plan. Treatment plans vary in length and intensity based on the nature of your condition and the body part(s) affected.

The treatment techniques mentioned above do not represent the full scope of options available at our clinic. For more information on the modalities offered within our practice, please see our Services page.

 

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Please call (512) 442-2727 if you are interested in scheduling an evaluation for Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy or Medical Services at Austin Preferred.
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