If you’re bothered by stiffness, achy joints, swelling, and joint pain, see Nathan D. Gomez, DC, and Brian Riggs, DC, at One Life Chiropractic in Katy, Texas. The skilled chiropractic team provides holistic treatments for joint discomfort to eliminate pain and your risk of further injuries. Call the One Life Chiropractic office or request an appointment online today.

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What is joint pain?

Joint pain is often the symptom of a joint injury or disease that affects your joints, such as arthritis. It may develop for numerous reasons, presenting as:

  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Redness
  • Warmth
  • Bruising
  • Redness
  • Aching
  • Sharp pain
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Reduced mobility

Joint discomfort can affect your hips, knees, ankles, toes, fingers, wrists, elbows, shoulders, spine, and other joints. Treatment with the One Life Chiropractic team helps diminish discomfort and restore joint health.

What are the common causes of joint pain?

Joint pain may develop because of injuries, diseases, or age-related wear. Examples of joint-pain risk factors include:

  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Weakness
  • Lack of flexibility
  • Work injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Car accident injuries
  • Aging
  • Being overweight
  • Overuse
  • Family history of joint problems

The One Life Chiropractic team finds the root cause of joint discomfort to treat it properly. They specialize in holistic treatments that offer fast, lasting results to help you avoid invasive procedures and pain medications.

How does my provider pinpoint the cause of joint pain?

To determine what’s causing joint pain, the One Life Chiropractic providers discuss your medical history, symptoms, and desired results. They examine your joints during a physical exam and may suggest blood tests, digital X-rays, or other imaging procedures.

How is joint pain treated?

Your personalized joint pain treatment depends on the cause and severity of your discomfort. One Life Chiropractic offers:

  • Laser therapy using photobiomodulation
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • Wharton’s jelly stem cell therapy
  • Other Regenative Labs orthobiologics
  • Additional joint injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Manual manipulation
  • Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy
  • Knee decompression
  • Lumbar decompression
  • Dietary supplements
  • ArthoStim® adjustments
  • Cupping
  • Graston Technique®

Home remedies can also help. You might use heat or ice packs, wear a brace, or alter your diet and exercise routine. Taking medications can reduce the risk of further joint degeneration due to arthritis, osteoporosis, or other chronic diseases.

One Life Chiropractic provides Ortho Molecular dietary supplements to optimize your joint health, improve how you feel, and reduce the chance of further problems.

The One Life Chiropractic team tailors each treatment to your personalized needs, and you always have a voice in your care. You may benefit from more than one joint pain treatment to achieve exceptional results.

Your chiropractic specialist follows up with you to ensure your treatment is effective, and they offer ongoing care as needed.