If you are suffering from joint pain, then you are one among the million sufferers. It is a common disorder that affects many in varying degrees. Aging that causes degeneration of bones and cartilages is the most prevailing factor, which ultimately leads to osteoarthritis. In this case the protective cushioning of the cartilage wears away due to constant friction causing immense pain. Not only age, but unhealthy and sedentary life style may induce osteoarthritis at an early age. Apart from this, various strenuous activities or over exertion of the joints can result in joint pains e.g. sportsmen experience serious joint pain conditions.
Women pose a higher risk of joint pain than men after menopause due to low estrogen levels. Main joints like those of hips, shoulders and knees face the brunt of this wear and tear, as maximum mobility of the body is dependent on these joints. Other joints of ankles, heels, fingers and wrists are also affected by arthritis.
1. Swelling and inflammation of the joints followed by pain.
2. Redness and tenderness in the joints.
3. Free movement is impaired to a great extent.
1. Degeneration of bones and cartilages leading to Arthritis.
2. Autoimmune disease like Rheumatoid arthritis.
4. Low estrogen levels in women after menopause.
6. Sprain or physical injury.
It can be very bothering and restrict the free movement but the good news is that you don’t have to suffer the pain alone as there are a number of remedies, which if followed regularly with consistency can reduce the pain significantly.
1. Firstly, you should control your body weight and reduce the craving for sweet food, sugar and other refined foods. Being overweight puts greater load on the joints leading to fast wearing of the cartilage.
2. Regular massage with Rumatone Gold oil helps in this condition.
3. You should avoid some foods like red meat, beef, pork, certain dairy products, some citrus fruits and vegetable oils which may aggravate inflammatory condition.
4. Various stretching exercises, yoga postures benefits in treating joint pains, as exercises help in strengthening of the bones, joints and the muscles around. Always seek an expert advice before going for these exercises.
5. Alternative cold and hot treatments are helpful in reducing the problem, as the cold pack relaxes the stretched nerves and the heat treatment improves the blood circulation along the joints.
6. Taking Epsom salt baths in hot water for 30-40 minutes regularly is a useful remedy of joint pain.
7. Massaging of camphor oil, eucalyptus oil, oil of wintergreen and menthol give good results in treating joint pains.
8. Extracts of Birch, Boswelia Serrata, Arnica and Devil’s Claw are good remedies.