Arthritis Awareness Month2019

What is Osteoarthritis?

A condition that effects whole joints where bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles can be effected by inflammation causing pain and stiffness. Osteoarthritis (OA) does not have to occur bilaterally and is often seen in hips, knees, fingers and the big toe.

Risk factors for OA include:
– Being overweight
– Previous injuries
– Excessive or repetitive use
– Family history

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

A autoimmune disease that’s origin is still unknown, occurring symmetrically our immune system attacks the lining of our joints causing symptoms of swelling, stiffness and pain within your joints. Most commonly seen in small joints of your hands and feet it may effect larger joints such as the knee.

Risk factors for RA include:
– Smoking
– Family history


How can we help you?

It’s our role here at 13th Beach Health Services to help you reach your goals, we are not able to cure your arthritis but we are able to provide you with the tools to live life to the fullest. Our team can provide manual treatments that aid in pain relief, easing muscular tension, improving circulation and many more to help you achieve those goals.

If you are interested in more information about our services, don’t hesitate to contact us at the clinic on 5253 2668


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Call or make an appointment to have your questions answered by friendly, knowledgable professionals, we look forward to meeting you.