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Joint Pain & Back Pain Specialists Located in Duluth, GA & Roswell, GA

If joint or back pain prevents you from completing the daily activities you once enjoyed, a natural solution is within reach. At Vitality Ageless Center, our integrative medicine specialists help heal joints and ease back pain using a variety of natural remedies. Dr. Mark Grimsley and his professional team are dedicated to helping you find relief, so call to learn more about joint and back pain relief options or schedule an appointment at our weight-loss center today!

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Joint Pain & Back Pain Q&A

What Causes Joint and Back Pain?

Numerous genetic or environmental factors can lead to joint or back pain. Some common causes are:

  • Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
  • Injuries to tendons, ligaments, or menisci
  • Bone fractures
  • Inflammation

Factors that increase your risk for joint or back pain include obesity, smoking, playing sports, hard physical labor, and stress.

What Are the Symptoms of Joint and Back Pain?

Joint and back pain are common debilitating problems for people in the United States. In fact, between 20% and 46% of U.S. adults have severe joint pain associated with arthritis at any given time, and 80% of Americans experience lower back pain at some point.

Symptoms include:

  • Pain or tenderness in your joints or back
  • Joint or back stiffness
  • Loss of flexibility and range of motion
  • Joint swelling or redness

Joint pain may occur in your knees, ankles, wrists, fingers, toes, elbows, or shoulders.

How is Joint and Back Pain Treated?

At Vitality Ageless Center, we treat joint and back pain naturally without pain medications or invasive surgeries. In many cases, Dr. Grimsley uses naturally-produced cells from areas of your body to enhance the healing process and ease back pain. Examples of joint and back pain treatments we offer include:

PRP Therapy

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy utilizes the body’s natural healing process to promote tissue repair. Dr. Grimsley will draw a sample of your blood and put it into a centrifuge, separating platelets from other blood components. The concentration of platelets will then be injected into your damaged ligaments, cartilage, and tendons to accelerate healing.

Stem Cell Treatment

Stem cells are naturally found in your body and have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types. Dr. Grimsley can extract stem cells from your body and concentrate them into an injection that can ease back pain, enhance healing for injured bones, ligaments, and tendons, and restore joint strength and mobility with very little downtime — and no medications.

Spinal Adjustments

The professional team at Vitality Ageless Center specializes in chiropractic care, using spinal manipulation and adjustments to improve posture and ease back pain. During the procedure, Dr. Grimsley will place you in a specific position depending on the treatment area and apply controlled, sudden force to a joint to push it back into its proper place.

SUPARTZ FX™ Injections

SUPARTZ FX is a non-surgical therapy that uses injections of sodium hyaluronate, a form of hyaluronic acid, to add additional lubrication to knee joints and alleviate pain caused by osteoarthritis. The in-office procedure starts with a local anesthetic to numb the knee. Dr. Grimsley will remove the existing fluid in your knee and inject SUPARTZ FX into the knee joint space. SUPARTZ FX therapy is a great way to relieve knee pain, improve mobility, and help you return to your normal day-to-day activities.

When you’re ready for a natural way to relieve joint and back pain without surgery or pharmacologic medications, call Vitality Ageless Center today or book an appointment online.

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