Joint Pain (Osteoarthritis) Treatment in San Francisco, CA

Osteoarthritis is a prevalent type of arthritis that causes symptoms such as pain, stiffness, swelling, and loss of flexibility. It is widely recognized as the most common form of arthritis, with millions of cases diagnosed globally each year.

The California Regenerative Clinic in Burlingame strives to alleviate osteoarthritis in patients. We assess each case individually, taking into account their particular issues and needs to develop a suitable treatment plan.

Understanding Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is a medical condition that affects the joints of the body, leading to inflammation, discomfort, and limited mobility. Joints are the linking points between bones, such as those found in the knees, elbows, wrists, and shoulders.

Cartilage covers the ends of bones in joints, providing cushion and facilitating easy movement. Osteoarthritis develops when the cartilage deteriorates, leading to bones rubbing together and causing inflammation due to friction.

Osteoarthritis impacts the joint by altering bone structure, breaking down connective tissue, and inducing inflammation in the joint lining.

What Causes Osteoarthritis?

Cartilage becomes worn out due to natural wear and tear, as well as repeated use over many years. This can cause deterioration and expose the joint’s bone. Trauma, often from sports injuries, is a common cause of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis can affect people of different ages.

Some factors may increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis, such as gender, with women experiencing a higher incidence.

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can result in various symptoms, including joint swelling and chronic pain. These symptoms may initially be mild but can worsen over time and significantly impact a person’s daily life.

The First Step To Joint Pain Relief

Symptoms Of Osteoarthritis Include:

  • Stiffness after periods of inaction
  • Bone spurs
  • Cracking, popping, or a grating sensation when using the joint
  • A loss of flexibility and movement
  • Tenderness to the touch

Risk Factors Include:

  • Age (risk increases with age)
  • Obesity
  • Joint injury
  • Metabolic disease
  • Deformities in the bone
  • Genetics

Treating Osteoarthritis 

There is currently no known cure for osteoarthritis, but treatments are available to manage symptoms. Our pain relief treatments aim to reduce inflammation in the affected joints and promote joint health.

Our objective is to offer you professional care, beginning with a consultation in which we will assess the severity of your condition and inquire about your personal experiences with it. This data is essential in developing a treatment plan that can alleviate your symptoms.

To arrange a consultation for osteoarthritis at The California Regenerative Clinic and obtain information about the pain relief program, please contact our office and schedule an appointment today.

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