Facts About Your Joints

Low-impact exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. It keeps you fit both mentally and physically. Dr. Michael Wilson at Kosak Chiropractic, serving Fairfield, CA, helps athletes of all levels from the local community maintain their joint health with chiropractic services that optimize their musculoskeletal system.

What Are My Joints and Why Are They Important?

Joints join different parts of the skeleton together. They are the areas in our body where two bones meet, allowing them to move. This makes joints important because:

  • Mobile joints allow our bones to move in specific ways, affecting overall mobility and flexibility.
  • Fixed joints provide stability in certain areas of the body, like the skull and pelvis.  

There are several types of joints in the body, and they are classified by:

  • Function – how much movement the joint allows.
  • Structure – what the joints are made up of.

Joints are made up of one or more of the following:

  • Cartilage, ligaments, and tendons
  • Synovial membranes and fluid, bursae, meniscus

If you imagine a cyclist's movement, you can see how crucial joint health is for them to enjoy their sport.

What Are the Common Joint Diseases and Disorders?

General wear and tear and aging have an indelible impact on your joints. The same is true for certain diseases like:

  • Osteoarthritis, which causes pain, swelling, and reduced motion in the joints.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that attacks bodily tissues.
  • Gout, which is from a build-up of uric acid crystals in the joints and is extremely painful.
  • Bursitis, which is an inflammation of the bursae in the joints.

Certain injuries, like sprains and strains, can noticeably impact your joints. 

How We Can Help Keep Your Joints Healthy

Dr. Wilson at Kosak Chiropractic, serving Fairfield, CA, provides chiropractic interventions to facilitate joint health for all patients, including: 

  • Chiropractic adjustments and manipulations to realign joints and relieve pressure in the affected area.
  • Electrical stimulation therapy initiates healing at a cellular level and improves circulation in the targeted area, providing pain relief.
  • Massage therapy to relieve sprains and strains and relieve overall stress.
  • Preventative chiropractic care for a stronger musculoskeletal system which reduces the risk of injuries.

Finally, we can maintain joint health by staying active and maintaining a healthy and nutritious diet. We can provide support with nutritional counseling and lifestyle advice where needed.

Contact Us!

No matter your lifestyle, joint health affects your overall ability to move in a pain-free way. For superior chiropractic care in Fairfield, CA, call Dr. Wilson at Kosak Chiropractic today at (707) 426-1111 for an appointment.

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