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Pain relief tablets or creams

Postby Dcarer11 on Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:00 pm

I am a new carer to a family member with osteoarthritis in the Base of the back.I have been advised to use Deep Heat or Voltarol to rub in.Has anyone used any of these and what did you find?
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Re: Pain relief tablets or creams

Postby julioalmeda219 on Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:35 pm

Dcarer11 wrote:Osteoarthritis (Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint disease), is a condition in which low-grade inflammation results in pain in the joints, caused by abnormal wearing of the cartilage that covers and acts as a cushion inside joints and destruction or decrease of synovial fluid that lubricates those joi
We take the freedom of movement for granted, until it becomes limited. The cause of this for many people comes in the form of arthritis, or the inflammation of one or more of your joints. There are two main kinds, osteo and rheumatoid, both of which affect the joint in different ways. Osteo arthritis is when the cartilage between bones wears down, until bone grates on bone. Rheumatoid is little less straightforward, being caused by an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation of the synovial membrane (a soft tissue that protects joints in the body) and that can lead to bone loss. Whichever you experience, there are natural remedies for arthritis to manage the pain and ease the symptoms.

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