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Peak Performance Arthritis Treatment in Santa Ana CA

As a peak performance treatment provider in Santa Ana CA, Dr. Marans prefers to take a conservative, non-surgical approach to treating arthritis. If you are suffering from arthritis pain, avoiding surgery is possible. In most cases, a customized approach to physical therapy will avoid the need for surgery.


Peak Performance Arthritis Treatment Plan

When developing a successful arthritis treatment plan, Dr. Howard Marans considers individual needs of every patients. In most cases, a customized approach to physical therapy will avoid the need for surgery.

A non-surgical approach to arthritis treatment can avoid the need for a complete joint replacement. However, to restore function and control, it may be necessary to operate on a joint affected with arthritis.

Physical therapy and exercise. Initially, the Doctor may send you to physical therapy until you are comfortable doing the exercises on your own at home. This helps you establish a routine. The physical therapist can monitor your progress and suggest adjustments to your exercise plan if pain persists.

Recommendation to lose weight. Being overweight puts extra stress on your joints. This can worsen your osteoarthritis symptoms. If you are obese, you may be able to reduce your symptoms by losing as little as 10% of your body weight.

Taking NSAIDs to relieve pain. The Doctor may recommend that you take over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to relieve pain-causing inflammation. It is important to follow the recommended dosage and take as needed. NSAIDs can increase your risk of developing a stomach ulcer or abnormal bleeding.

Lifestyle changes. While you may not be able to fully prevent osteoarthritis, you can prevent flare-ups of your symptoms by making a few changes in your lifestyle, including:

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As a peak performance arthritis treatment provider in Santa Ana CA, Dr. Marans has the education and clinical experience to correct your injury or physical condition.

Peak Performance Arthritis Doctor in Santa Ana CA

Dr. Howard Marans has over 20 years of providing his patients with whole body care and rehabilitation. The Doctor’s mission is to treat all patients in a professional, timely manner.

Schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Howard Marans in his new Santa Ana CA location. Please click the icon below – or – call 714.979.8981.

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