Chronic Disease – Arthritis Treatment

Chronic disease treatment using progressive osteopathy

If you have a chronic disease such as Diabetes, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Cardiovascular disease, Hypertension, Cancer, and Depression there are many ways to improve on your health. It is important to understand which ways are right for you as the best improvements can be made when they are specific to your body, goals, lifestyle and other factors.

University trained health professionals have experience working with complex health problems. Their detailed training in osteopathy, biomechanics and nutrition enables a comprehensive treatment plan to be created for you. Call us to find out further details on how we can help you.

Arthritis is a form of chronic disease and there are more than 100 different types of arthritis conditions. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in Australia with 2/5 women and 3/10 men over the age of 80 who suffer from it. Other forms include rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia and ankylosing spondylitis.

Anyone can get arthritis. There is no cure for osteoarthritis but symptoms can be managed very effectively. The key is to seek an Arthritis treatment designed specifically for you. Everything’s Connected osteopaths can help to reduce the pain and stiffness, increase mobility, strengthen muscles and allow you to take control of your condition by giving you the tools to self-manage at home.

The best way to manage symptoms is through movement and nutrition. The right movement can decrease pain, maximise the health of cartilage and slow the progression of osteoarthritis. The right nutrition can decrease inflammation and build healthy muscle tissue which supports your movement program. Everything’s Connected Osteopaths will give you a tailored exercise program and recommended dietary enhancements.

Hydrotherapy is a great place to start in the early phase of treating arthritis due to relieving the joint of the load.

If you want advice on the best way to manage your condition or to find out more about the treatment methods including hydrotherapy sessions, please call 9888 6176 and speak to a knowledgeable practitioner.