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When join function is impaired, there is reduced range of motion, inflammation, calcium buildup, and scar tissue.
This can be caused from repetitive motions, improper sitting, overexertion, slips, falls, accidents, and other causes. Awareness of these types of problems has become more common with terms like "tennis elbow", "runner's knee", "frozen shoulder", and "carpal tunnel syndrome".
The traditional treatment of these problems involves splinting the join to reduce movement, pain medications, muscle relaxers, steroid injections, and even surgery!
Today, a more commonsense approach is being taken. Joint mobilizations, like chiropractic care for the spine, is being used in the care of elbows, wrists, and other joints of the body. Helping to restore normal range of motion to joints that have become "locked up", "jammed", or injured, seems to improve blood circulation, reduce scar tissue, and speed the healing process.
At SHCC Centers for Neurology and Pain Management, locations throughout South Florida, our team of physicians that include: neurologists, chiropractic physicians, and physical therapists are uniquely trained to detect and help restore proper joint function of the spine and the extremities. Find out if you can be helped, by arranging for a consultation and thorough examination today!