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What is Osteoarthritis?

By March 17, 2020February 8th, 2022No Comments

Do you suffer from joint pain, stiffness, joint swelling, or decreased range of motion? These are some of the symptoms of Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a certain type of joint disease where the joint cartilage and underlying bone breaks down.

A few factors such as old age, obesity, sex (women are more likely to to develop this disease), genetics, and joint injuries. Although this disease can’t be cured, there are options for management.

Some options to help improve this disease is by reduction of inflammation, reducing cholesterol, eating plenty of antioxidants, and maintaining a healthy weight.

Nutrition Ideas

Treating oily fish such as, salmon, mackerel, fresh tuna, and sardines.

Olive oil is a great source of anti-inflammatory properties.

Dark leafy greens such alkali, spinach, and chard can boost the immune system while helping the body to fight off any infections.

Milk, cheese, or yogurt are high in calcium and vitamin D which will help the strength of your bones.

If you are having problems or pain with this disease, contact us and we can help!

At Sun Pain Management we embrace an integrative approach to pain management, utilizing modern treatment methods, patient education, and pain interventions to improve functionality and reduce pain. Through detailed consultations, examination, medication review, and plan design, we personalize custom care plans to each patient’s needs and lifestyle with a goal of promoting well-being and improving patients’ quality of life.

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Sun Pain Management and Spine Specialists led by Dr. David Towns, MD, is dedicated to clinical care excellence. Our innovative, patient-centered approach to acute and chronic pain management differentiates us from typical practices. We excel at curating personalized, integrative treatment plans to address chronic pain, thus improving their well-being and overall quality of life.