If you struggle with joint pain, stiffness, or swelling and want relief, the pain specialists at Alaska Pain to Wellness Center in Anchorage, Alaska, are here for you. Pain management specialists Greg Wilkinson, PA-C, M.Ed, Steve Johnson, MD, and their expert team offer joint pain treatments that improve your quality of life. Call the Alaska Pain to Wellness Center office or schedule an appointment online today.
Your joints are areas of your body that connect two bones. Your shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles are examples of joints. You also have joints in your spine.
Joint pain is an uncomfortable feeling in one or more of your joints. You might experience:
Joint pain treatments available at Alaska Pain to Wellness Center relieve your discomfort and reduce the risk of serious complications.
While anyone may develop joint pain, common risk factors for having it include:
Adopting healthy habits, such as eating nutritious foods, getting regular exercise and plenty of sleep, and using proper lifting techniques can reduce the risk of joint pain.
To find the root cause of your discomfort, the experts at Alaska Pain to Wellness Center review your medical history, lifestyle habits, and symptoms. They check your vital signs and complete a physical exam to evaluate your joints. Your provider may also order blood tests, an MRI, a CT scan, X-rays, or an ultrasound.
Common joint pain treatments available at Alaska Pain to Wellness Center include:
Physical therapy stretches and exercises stimulate joint healing, strengthen surrounding tissues, and reduce your risk of future joint pain.
The Alaska Pain to Wellness Center team offers steroid injections, hyaluronic injections, and other injections that reduce joint pain or inflammation.
Examples of regenerative medicine treatments available at Alaska Pain to Wellness Center include stem cells, exosomes, and platelet-rich plasma (PRP). These injections enhance your body’s ability to regenerate cells and heal.
If you have severe joint pain or an injury, you may need surgery to remove, repair, reconstruct, or replace damaged tissues.
To achieve joint pain relief, call the Alaska Pain to Wellness Center office or use the online booking feature today.