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Is the Cold Weather affecting your joints?

There have been many suggestions why your joints may have more pain during colder weather. You may have many thoughts of your own regarding this phenomenon.

Maybe it’s because of an old injury, and the area has become more sensitive to changes in temperature. There might be a nerve irritation that creates hypersensitivity in your joints. Perhaps there is another system-wide problems at work, such as rheumatoid arthritis, that has affected your knees, hands, or other areas. Sometimes a storm coming in reduces the barometric pressure, and we’ve had many patients experience an increase of symptoms at these times.

Here is a good article summarizing some of the many theories out there: You may feel more pain during the winter — and there are some biological reasons for that.

Whatever the reason is for your pain – are you ready to try something to feel better? Come to Favero Chiropractic and get those joints warmed up! Not only do we help the joints loosen and move properly, we also apply therapies to the surrounding tissues and muscles to help calm them down and bring relief. Read over some reviews from our happy patients here, then give us a call and come give it a try!

*Image provided by Jeffrey Favero Photography. See this and other gorgeous images at www.jeffreyfavero.com or visit his gallery in Ogden, Utah.

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