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Whole Body Cryotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis – How Effective?

Whole Body Cryotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Whole Body Cryotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis is becoming a popular method for treating this long-term, autoimmune and chronic disorder without a definite cure. In addition to osteoarthritis of the knee and psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis is one of the severe types of arthritis, which can lead to painful, warm, damaged and swollen joints, as well as disability. Apart from the hands and wrist, the condition can also affect other body parts leading to lung and heart inflammation as well as a low count of the red blood cells. Can rheumatoid arthritis be treated? Although rheumatoid arthritis has no permanent cure, there are treatments specially designed to lessen symptoms such as swelling, pain, prevent bone deformity, slow the advancement of the condition, and to preserve the…

Osteoporosis Medication Side Effects and Alternative Treatment!

Osteoporosis Medication

Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones in the body are depleted at a greater rate than which they can be replenished. This in turn leads to bones that are more fragile and brittle, which can result in fractures and injury as the condition progresses. Typically, treatment for osteoporosis involves the use of medications, most commonly bisphosphonates. However, there are also other types of osteoporosis medication available, as well as hormonal therapy too. Each medication that is used to treat osteoporosis comes with a certain level of risk of mild, moderate and even severe side effects. This leads many to turn to natural pain management techniques to cope with symptoms, as well as natural methods to both help rebuild and protect the delicate…

Anti Osteoarthritis Diet – Foods to Avoid and Treatments to Consider!

Osteoarthritis Diet

For many people, treating osteoarthritis comes with one, if not multiple regular medications. These can lead to side effects and other problems that can leave some seeking natural treatment options instead. There are many different types of treatment for osteoarthritis that do not involve medications, and some are therapy based while others are lifestyle based. One of the most common and often simplest ways that people try to manage their condition is with an osteoarthritis diet. It may sound a little extreme, but making dietary changes can be a simple and easy way to help manage some of the symptoms of the condition. The key focal points of an osteoarthritis diet are to reduce inflammation, build stronger cartilage, and reduce body weight, all of which…

Rheumatoid Arthritis Hip Pain Symptoms That Will Shock You!

Arthritis Hip Pain Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that affects over one million people living in the United States. It’s not curable, and is thought to be caused by hormones, genetics and environmental factors, although nobody knows really for sure what the cause is. Rheumatoid arthritis most notoriously affects the hands and the wrists as well as other smaller joints in the body. But, it can also affect larger joints as well, including the knees, shoulders and hips. Symptoms tend to vary little between affected locations, however certain complications such as osteoarthritis of the knee and hip RA can actually have an impact on mobility as well as of course being painful. RA in the hip can be especially problematic, and can lead to excessive swelling…

Osteoarthritis of the Knee Treatment: Physiotherapy Vs Cryotherapy

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

It’s very difficult to compare physiotherapy to cryotherapy, as physiotherapy is a medical treatment option and Whole Body Cryotherapy is considered an alternative treatment. Both have their value in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, but not necessarily in the same ways. Physiotherapy is geared toward the long term treatment of osteoarthritis and encompasses the teaching of ways to minimize stress on the joints while increasing the range of motion through exercise and manipulation. Other benefits include learning about proper footwear and home care pain relief techniques to reduce arthritis in knee symptoms. What physiotherapy is not, however, is necessarily a means for pain management. There is no denying that in the long term, physiotherapy can contribute to less muscle and joint pain through physical therapy and education, but this can be…

Best Osteoporosis Hip Pain Relief: Cryo Sauna Vs Infrared Lamp Sauna

Hip Pain Relief

In the battle against the pain and discomfort caused from osteoporosis, the literal depletion of bone matter, there is some debate about which method of temperature based alternative therapy is best. Proponents of the infrared lamp sauna method attest that they can provide hip pain relief from conditions like osteoporosis, while athletes and celebrities have quickly turned their attention to whole body cryo sauna treatments for their evident health benefits. In fact, from professional sports teams to the well known cryotherapy endorsement by Tony Robbins, the deep freeze technology has been all the buzz recently. But, which is best for hip joint pain caused from osteoporosis? And, can either provide long lasting effects? Both methods work in similar ways. By changing the external temperature of the body, internal changes occur that promote natural…

5 Best New Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Options Revealed!

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

The most common forms of rheumatoid arthritis treatment are medications, whether they be over the counter pain relievers or prescription pills taken every day. They are used to treat the muscle and joint pain associated with the condition that gets progressively worse over time. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease characterized by the body’s attacking of its own tissues (and even organs). It can be incredibly painful and can interfere with daily activities. For this reason, there are many alternative rheumatoid arthritis treatment options that many sufferers consider, whether in conjunction with their medications or in lieu of in order to obtain natural pain relief. Some new and exciting options are available for RA sufferers, and while some are more effective than others at relieving joint pain and inflammation, all may be worth considering…

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