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Do The Tommy Copper Products Being Sold For Arthritis Work
No: The overall answer is no. There are no simple treatments for arthritis like a copper bracelet. However, will you find people who swear their arthritis is gone after using such treatment? Yes u will. All i can say is they most likely did not have arthritis to start. Arthritis can be treated well but it is a lifelong treatment just like diabetes and high blood pressure for example. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
14 essential oils...: Exist which are found to be helpful in a variety of ailments. These oils are concentrated and purified and diluted into a cream, or body oil, or lotion; they are rubbed onto the skin anywhere over body, but never near eyes or any mucus membrane. Some types include basil eo, which has a relaxing effect and good for arthritis; others are boswellia, lavender, lemon, tea tree essential oils. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure why not?: Certainly one must feel safe and secure whether workng with horses , driving a car or stepping out o fthe house in bas weather. But if you are not hurting yourself with severe pain and you feel safe dong it them why not, no one can say you won't have an injury or an issue, certainly you need to speak one on one with your pcp or provider to make sure its all ok at whatever stage or location it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anti-inflammatories: Anti-inflammatory meds such as ibuprofen, Aleve (naproxen) can help. There are topical anti-inflammatory creams which can also help. Depending on your underlying conditions and the involved joints, surgery may be an option. Sometimes a pinched spinal cord in the neck can cause difficulty with working buttons, so ask your doctor about that possibility as well. ...Read more
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