Joint Conditions

Dislocation of Joints

A dislocation is a separation of two bones where they meet at a joint. Often very painful this can cause temporary deformation and immobilization of the joint. The shoulders and fingers are the most common joints affected but the elbows, knees and hips can also be dislocated.


Arthritis is a term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints.  Joint pain, stiffness and a reduction in range if mobility are the most common symptoms. Others can include the joint presenting as looking red, warm and swollen. There are over 100 types of arthritis. The most common forms are osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) and rheumatoid arthritis.

Osteoarthritis usually occurs with age and affects the fingers, knees, and hips. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that most commonly impacts the hands and feet. Gout, lupus, fibromyalgia, and septic arthritis are all types of rheumatic diseases. At least 15% of adults worldwide are effected by at least one type of arthritis.

WaivLength treatments can help ease the suffering of both acute and chronic joint issues, through their ability to offer a powerful analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. Whether a more short term injury or long term illness adding one of these devices to a treatment plan can either speed up and improve recovery or help reducing debilitating side effects allowing people to limit the impacts an illness may have on their quality of life.