Have you ever experiencing difficulty in getting up from bed in the morning only to find your knees are stiff and clicking noises coming from your knee joints when you move them? Sharp pain when going up the stairs, squatting washing clothes? Chances are, you might be suffering from a degenerative condition called “osteoarthritis” which not only affect knees but any joints in your body.
First of all, let us understand the term known as “Osteoarthritis”. Sometimes also known as “wear and tear” arthritis, when our joint cartilage or cushion between the joints breaks down leading to pain, stiffness and swelling.
Indeed, osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in Malaysia. While there is no study about the prevalence of osteoarthritis in Malaysia, study shows that more than 60% of the worldwide population aged 65 and above has some form of the disease.
As you can see, the transformation of a health knee joint to a severe osteoarthritis knee joint. It may be due to older age, obesity, joint injuries and of course occupation related activities.
Shockwave Therapy in Spine & Co is the choice !
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is widely used to treat muscular skeletal diseases and pain relief. Our research-based chiropractors has supported that ESWT helps in pain relief and show improvement in knee osteoarthritis patients. We have recently reviewed articles which showed that ESWT improves knee functions as well as reducing patients’ pain.
If you’re not sure what is Shockwave therapy, please read about it at here
So What can we – Chiropractor in Malaysia do for you?
First, we will require you to take an X-ray examination to observe the severity of your condition.
With chiropractic treatment, our goal is to control the symptoms and restore maximize the health of your knee. Chiropractic adjustment are performed to help restore normal biomechanics to the knee joint and therefore increase knee motion.
In addition, with the helps of electrical modalities, the inflammation and swelling around your knee joints will be reduced constantly and alleviating the pain level in your knee joint
Last but not least, well-trained chiropractic with assistance of physiotherapist will prescribed special-designed exercise program to stretch and strengthen the muscles around the knee joint to prevent reoccurrence.
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