All 3 types of arthritis result in joint pain and stiffness, but the root cause of each is different.
Dr. Katzen performs cold laser therapy with a handheld device that wields specific wavelengths of light. The low-level laser sits over the affected joint for 30 seconds to several minutes depending on the size of the area.
The light penetrates several layers of skin to interact with cells and turn on their healing mechanisms, which helps ease pain, swelling, and spasms. Ultimately, the goal is to increase functionality of the joints. Multiple studies confirm the effectiveness of cold laser therapy in treating arthritis, as well as back pain, fibromyalgia, and carpal tunnel syndrome.
You can’t cure any type of arthritis solely with diet, but certain foods may help reduce inflammation and pain associated with your condition. Proper nutrition can also restore your energy and help you function better throughout the day. Dr. Katzen reviews your diet, makes recommendations for increasing anti-inflammatory foods and helps you learn which foods to avoid.
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