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If your spouse suffers from aches, pains, or even bouts of morning muscle cramps, you may worry about their health every day. If your spouse refuses to see a doctor about their severe body aches and muscle cramps, you may feel at a loss of what to do and say about your loved one's situation. Without the right guidance, your loved one can find the healing they need today.
Ask Your Loved One Where It Hurts
So many things can cause your loved one's discomfort, including arthritis and fibromyalgia. While it may be possible to treat some conditions at home, many health conditions require professional medical care and management. In addition to physical illnesses, some respiratory illnesses can also cause painful body aches and cramps.
If your spouse does have an untreated medical condition, it may be the cause of their pain. Their condition may have worsened because they refuse to seek treatment for it. For instance, if rheumatoid arthritis (or RA) isn't treated properly, the disease can cause serious issues for an individual's internal organs. Other conditions can become difficult to treat later on.
If your loved one still refuses to see a regular doctor out of stubbornness or fear, a good first step might be to take them to a chiropractor instead.
Take Your Loved One to a Chiropractor
A chiropractor uses nontraditional methods to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the nerves, muscles, and bones. The treatments help alleviate discomfort in the spine, neck, legs and arms.
Individuals may also find relief for fibromyalgia pain and osteoarthritis through chiropractic treatment. However, these types of conditions may require traditional medical care along with chiropractic care (dual treatment) to improve. For instance, if your spouse has rheumatoid arthritis, a chiropractor may choose to work with a family doctor or general practitioner during your loved one's treatment. Your spouse may need to strengthen their bones with special medications before they engage in other treatments. A chiropractor can discuss the reasons dual treatment may be needed in your spouse's particular case.
If your loved one requires additional therapeutic treatment, such as swimming or low-impact exercise, a chiropractor may offer these services. Swimming, or aquatic exercise therapy, is one of the treatments used to soothe painful joints and other illnesses. Your spouse may also need to see a nutritionist throughout their treatment. Some types of food can increase joint, muscle and nerve inflammation, so it's important to monitor what your spouse consumes each day.
If your spouse needs pain relief, contact a chiropractor for more information today.