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Are There Good Home Remedies For Arthritis Pain
Yes: Arthritis home remedies include diet, exercise, heat therapy, ice, hot tub, massage, etc some of the remedies under investigation at the national center for complementary and alternative medicine website include psychological therapies, meditation, tai chi, fish oil, gamalinoleic acid, thunder god vine a chinese herb, etc these are being evaluated and some may be shown to be good remedies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not as good but....: Exercise, bracing, and splinting can help. Warmth (warm water) gives relief. Immobility stiffens. Otc aleve, (naproxen) Motrin will help. Capsaicin creams will alleviate pain over knne, hands, ankles, and feet. Weight loss is important for weight bearing joint pain, back-knee, hips, feet. ...Read more
Conservative: Exercises that are geared towards alleviating stress may help, such as yoga, stretching, etc. There is a compound, called pycnogenols, which is an extract from a certain type of pine tree, that may help alleviate pain via an antiinflammatory effect. This was shown to work well in a study involving the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Always consult your doctor before trying any regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard as Nails: There is a product called "Hard as Nails" that helps to strengthen them. You can also use clear coat acrylic nail polish which will help. ...Read more
Sciatica: Understand that 80% improve their sciatic symptoms nonsurgically. Treatment options include: tylenol/nsaid's, heat/ice, salonpas hot patches. Core exercises like pilates/piyo/yoga are excellent. Mckenzie pt can be tried by purchasing the treat your own back book online $10ish. Otherwise, your doc can give a prescription for formal pt instruction (big help for most). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat OA at home.: For home remedies, the mainstay may simply be a heating pad. Although the joints themselves feel hot, and this recommendation then may seem counterintuitive, applying heat will help to circulate out the byproducts of inflammation locally, those that contribute to the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several.: Omega-3 fatty acids. Anti-oxidants (grapeseed extract), losing weight, bracing, splinting, exercise appropriate non-traumatic activity. Warm heat for chronic pain. Capsacin cream applied to hands and feet. Several others. The effectiveness is moderate for pain relief in arthritis and rheumatism. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Home remedy pain relief will depend on the type of pain being treated. Musculoskeletal pain can be controlled by ice, or occasionally heat, rest, and immobilization. Pain to the head, chest, or abdomen should be evaluated by your doctor to make sure something more serious is not occurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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