Nebben Physical Medicine
Medical Center located in Clarksville, TN
Almost one in four people with arthritis experience severe joint pain. If you suffer from chronic joint pain because of arthritis or an injury, the team of board-certified providers at Nebben Physical Medicine in Clarksville, Tennessee, offers simple solutions. They use K-Laser treatment, joint injections, regenerative medicine, and more to relieve pain and restore your quality of life. Schedule an appointment with Nebben Physical Medicine by phone or online today.
Joint Pain Q & A
What is joint pain?
Joints are made of muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. Joint pain is discomfort arising from any joint within the body, including your:
Joint pain might be mild or severe and can come and go. It often results from inflammation and limits your range of motion.
What causes joint pain?
Joint pain is usually associated with inflammatory diseases, certain medical conditions, or injuries. Common causes of chronic joint pain include:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Sprains and strains
- Fibromyalgia or lupus
- Underactive thyroid
To diagnose the cause of chronic joint pain, the providers at Nebben Physical Medicine examine you. They review your medical history and symptoms, and utilize blood or imaging tests to determine the cause of discomfort and create a personalized treatment plan.
How is joint pain treated?
Your practitioner uses numerous holistic and integrative solutions to ease joint pain and restore range of motion without surgery or downtime. Examples include:
K-Laser is a revolutionary technology that delivers laser energy to injured or inflamed joints to restore tissue function, increase circulation, reduce swelling, and ease joint pain.
In some cases, wearing the right brace is all that’s needed to help a joint heal from an injury over time.
Your chiropractor might use the activator method during chiropractic adjustments, with hand-held instruments that emit low-force impulses into joints to enhance tissue healing.
To strengthen and stretch joints, accelerate healing, and ease pain, your physical medicine provider might utilize functional physical therapy techniques.
Your practitioner may recommend joint injections to enhance tissue healing and relieve pain. They might utilize Supartz injections containing hyaluronic acid to lubricate and cushion joints, or steroid injections to reduce inflammation.