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How to relieve arthritis of the arms, shoulders during the night time?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Ice and NSAID

Shoulder arthritis or tendinitis hurt more at night because you are not moving the joints do they swell causing pain.
Before you go to bed ice your shoulder for 20 minutes and take anti inflammatory meds. If you need narcotics you need surgery.

In brief: Ice and NSAID

Shoulder arthritis or tendinitis hurt more at night because you are not moving the joints do they swell causing pain.
Before you go to bed ice your shoulder for 20 minutes and take anti inflammatory meds. If you need narcotics you need surgery.
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