Brooklyn Based Healthcare Center Providing Alternative Treatment for Arthritis
Posted Jan 22 2014 9:38am
Along with commonly provided treatment methods such as physical therapy and other medical interventions, HealthQuest is providing alternative treatments for arthritis pain and associated conditions. HealthQuest is a leading rehabilitation center based in Brooklyn, New York dedicated to providing effective pain management and healthcare services.
Arthritis affects the musculoskeletal system, especially the joints. This painful condition needs proper and timely treatment or it may worsen and affect your day to day activities. It may occur in the knees, wrists, elbows, hips, fingers, and spine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in every 5 American adults has doctor-diagnosed arthritis and this number will increase at least by 67% by 2030. Arthritis pain management programs at this Brooklyn healthcare center are designed to reduce chronic pain and improve the quality of life of the affected persons.
Professional pain management specialists, chiropractors and physical therapists at HealthQuest evaluate the symptoms associated with the condition and create a treatment plan based on the evaluation. Diagnostic modalities such as X-ray, CT scan and MRI are used for accurate evaluation. The team is experienced in treating pain associated with all types of arthritis including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and gout (gouty arthritis).
Depending on the type of arthritis and the intensity of pain, alternative treatment options will be recommended that include:
- Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) to prevent the degeneration of joint cartilage - Hyaluronic acid joint injections for knee pain caused by osteoarthritis - Anti-inflammatory drugs - Weight loss programs to reduce the stress on joints - Topical analgesics in the form of cream or gel to manage mild pain - Electrotherapies - TENS units, IFC, and GS to manage back pain and neck pain
HealthQuest’s physical therapy treatment includes regular exercise programs that help maintain joint mobility and range of motion. Patients benefit from the customized pain management treatment offered here. Equipped with innovative technologies and an MRI center, HealthQuest ensures quality and reliable healthcare and pain management services.
HealthQuest is a reputable multi-specialty healthcare center based in Brooklyn, New York City, offering personalized and result-oriented services. Comprehensive physical therapy, pain management and rehabilitation programs are provided to improve the overall health and well-being of patients. More details are available at http://www.hqbk.com. Contact Details