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Welcome to Atlas Medical Center, where we specialize in providing non-surgical regenerative therapies for chronic joint pain. Our innovative approaches focus on harnessing the power of the body’s healing mechanisms to relieve discomfort, enhance mobility, and improve the overall quality of life. Discover a path to pain-free living with our transformative treatments.

What is Chronic Joint Pain?

Chronic joint pain refers to persistent discomfort and inflammation affecting one or more joints in the body. It is often characterized by long-lasting pain, stiffness, and reduced range of motion. Conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and injury-related joint damage can contribute to this debilitating condition. Chronic joint pain can significantly impact daily activities, mobility, and overall well-being. Effective diagnosis and treatment of this condition are crucial for individuals seeking relief and improved quality of life.

Common Symptoms of Chronic Joint Pain:

  • Persistent pain in the affected joint(s)
  • Stiffness, particularly after periods of rest or inactivity
  • Swelling and inflammation around the joint(s)
  • Limited range of motion and difficulty in moving the joint(s) fully
  • Joint tenderness and sensitivity to touch
  • Warmth or a sensation of heat in the affected area
  • Muscle weakness or wasting around the joint(s)
  • Fatigue or a sense of overall malaise
  • Joint deformity or changes in joint structure over time
  • Difficulty performing daily activities or tasks that involve joint movement
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Potential Causes of Chronic Joint Pain:

  • Osteoarthritis. characterized by the breakdown of joint cartilage and inflammation
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints
  • Gout, caused by the accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joints
  • Other types of arthritis, such as psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and lupus
  • Certain infections, such as septic arthritis
  • Inflammatory disorders, such as bursitis or tendinitis
  • Joint injury or trauma, such as fractures, dislocations, or ligament tears
  • Overuse or repetitive strain injuries caused by repetitive movements on a joint
  • Age-related wear and tear on joints
  • Genetic factors that make some individuals predisposed to chronic joint pain conditions

Treatment Options for Chronic Joint Pain

Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy is a cutting-edge treatment option for chronic joint pain. It involves the use of mesenchymal stem cells, which have the potential to differentiate into various types of cells, including those found in joint tissues. These stem cells can be harvested from the patient’s body or donor source. When injected into the affected joint, they promote tissue regeneration, reduce inflammation, and alleviate pain.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a therapeutic approach for chronic joint pain. It involves extracting a small amount of the patient’s blood, which is processed to separate the platelet-rich plasma containing growth factors and other healing components. This concentrated plasma is injected into the affected joint, stimulating tissue repair, reducing inflammation, and promoting pain relief. PRP therapy is a safe and minimally invasive treatment option that harnesses the body’s natural healing abilities.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is a non-invasive treatment for chronic joint pain. Chiropractors utilize hands-on techniques, such as spinal adjustments and manipulations, to restore proper alignment of the musculoskeletal system. By targeting the underlying biomechanical issues, chiropractic adjustments can alleviate joint stress, reduce inflammation, and promote natural healing. Additional therapies like soft tissue manipulation, stretching exercises, and lifestyle recommendations may also be incorporated to enhance pain management and improve joint mobility.

Cold Laser Therapy

Cold laser therapy, or low-level laser therapy (LLLT), is a non-invasive treatment option for chronic joint pain. It involves using a low-intensity laser device that emits specific wavelengths of light. When applied to the affected joint, the cold laser stimulates cellular function, reduces inflammation, and promotes tissue healing. This therapy is painless and has no known side effects. Cold laser therapy offers a safe alternative for managing chronic pain and improving overall joint function.

Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression is a treatment option for chronic joint pain that specifically targets issues related to the spine. It involves using a specialized table or device that gently stretches and decompresses the spine. This technique helps relieve pressure on the spinal discs, reduces nerve compression, and promotes the movement of nutrient-rich fluids into the affected area. By creating a favorable environment for healing, spinal decompression can alleviate joint pain and improve spinal alignment, leading to enhanced mobility.

Schedule Your Consultation

Atlas Medical Center invites you to schedule your consultation and discover the transformative potential of our non-surgical regenerative therapies. We offer a progressive approach to healing that goes beyond relying solely on pharmaceutical painkillers or surgical procedures. Our treatments harness the body’s innate ability to repair itself, providing long-term relief from chronic joint pain. With convenient locations in Irving and Fort Worth, TX, our expert team is ready to help you regain mobility, enhance your quality of life, and find lasting relief.

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