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is there anything that relieves nerve and arthritis pain

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several things!: If you have inflammation, for example from rheumatoid arthritis, pain relief may be important, but reducing the cause is probably more important. Mech ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
There : There are a lot of different over the counter medications to treat arthritic symptoms. For those who don't like to take medications, capsaicin cream i ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: Weight control, good shoes, low impact activity, glucosamine, nsaids, purified omega, laser therapy/exercises, ice, heat, rest, elevation, pillow betw ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Manage OA: Walking is an excellent exercise if one suffers with osteoarthritis. Progression of OA can be generally minimized by losing weight, performing light w ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Anti-inflammatory: Mild hip arthritis can often improve with a short course of anti-inflammatory medication as well as physical therapy to focus on pelvic strength, rang ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Salvagno
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Therapy , Cane: Physical therapy to improve motion and strength in the area of the hip would be helpful. Using a cane in the opposite hand would help relieve weight o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Arthritis pain: You must deal with the underlying inflammatory stress in your body. A healthy diet free of food sensitivities, enough water, exercise, stress control ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Swimming: Absolutely, one of the best exercises for it--low impact and buoyant.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Exercise: Exercise (gentle stretchings, walking, swimming) is one of the best things you can do for arthritis pain; its better than over-the-counter, its free. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Several things: Probably a combination of things. Assuming the problem is one of osteoarthritis, nsaids may help as well as an exercise program. If the arthritis is a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on the joint: Small to medium joints- bracing splinting, nsaids, exercise (done right). Larger joints, suck as knee and hip: shoes, orthotics, bracing, nsaids, avoi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many good options: A very wide variety of alternative therapies can relieve arthritis pain, including diet (for example avoiding nightshade family foods may help), natur ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder arthritis: There are nerve endings in the synovial and capsular tissue that are stretch sensitive that will cause pain. Limited joint motion will also cause indi ... Read More

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