10 Easy Tips for Arthritis Pain Relief. Think you can’t stop that arthritis pain?
Great news! You can act now. Get 10 super easy and effective arthritis pain relief tips
from arthritis experts and make your life with arthritis a little easier now. Protect your joints. Don’t keep your joints
in the same position for a prolonged period of time. Balance your rest and work throughout
the day. Use the strongest joints available for the job. Stretch it. Stretching should be part of every
arthritis patient’s daily routine. A good stretch helps prevent injuries by warming
up muscles and tendons which are more limber and less likely to tear. Spend at least 10
minutes each day stretching, and work each major muscle group. Cool it down. Stop physical activity. Rest
in a cool/shaded environment. Spray with a mist of cool water or wrap an ice pack or
cold compress in a towel and apply it to reduce arthritis pain and swelling. Get moving. Exercise can help reduce joint
pain and stiffness and increases flexibility and muscle strength. It can also help with
weight control, stress management, and make you feel better overall. The Arthritis Foundation
also offers water exercise and other classes. Get a massage. Massage therapy can relieve
your pain, soothe stiff sore muscles, reduce inflammation and swelling. Make sure you use
oil or cream on your fingers to make it mroe gentle. Work the area for five to ten minutes
a day if possible. Keep your weight in balance. Being overweight,
even just moderately, impacts weightbearing joints and can increase the pain of arthritis.
Studies have indicated that losing extra weight lowers the risk for developing osteoarthritis
of the knee. Losing weight can help slow the progression of arthritis too. Get a diagnosis. If you are experiencing symptoms
like pain, stiffness, swelling for more than 1 weeks, you should consider seeing your doctor
and getting a diagnosis. Remember that there are more than 100 types of arthritis. It is
important to get the specific diagnosis for the type of arthritis you have. Take your medication the right way. Don’t
stop taking your medication just because you feel it is not working. Check with your doctor
first. You need to understand that it may take several days to several months for a
medication to become effective. Look out for new options. Recently FDA has
approved some new drugs for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other arthritis diseases.
If feel that the current medication doesn’t work well, check with your doctor about possible
new options. Keep educating yourself. It is important to
learn something new about arthritis. Find some good websites online and subscribe to
their newsletter if they have it. Join one of two active online arthritis communities
like forums or bulletin board. Never hesitate to see your doctors and ask questions. If You Like the video give it a thumbs up
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