This time of year when it is cold and damp brings any joint issues to our attention. You may be familiar with the creak, grumble and groan of getting up from the chair or out of bed in the morning. If so please read on
Causes of Joint pain
There are a variety of reasons why we get joint pain
All of these reasons are linked into inflammation. When we get pain there will be inflammation in our joints
Natural Joint Pain Solutions
There are many different options to help you with your joint pain. In reality, it can be very confusing so we have selected a few of our favourites.
It can be hard to know how much of each ingredient to take each day. Supplements provide you with balanced combinations that get those ratios right.
Solgar 7 for joint pain is a favourite with us. This is because it contains
This product is designed to increase your mobility, flexibility and range of motion. What is amazing is that you will are likely to see results within just 7 days!
Other options you can try include:
Glucosamine – this ingredient is found in cartilage making it great for repair work. It is a favourite joint solution with many of our customers. Look out for HCL versions if you have a long term problem. Sulphate options are more suited to short term issues such as an injury
Omega support comes from Viridian and their Omega oil. Omega oils help fight inflammation and we need to eat them or supplement because the body does not create its own. Remember they are not called Essential Fatty Acids for nothing!
Kordel give us a green mussel gel called Musseltone. Why green mussels? Just think of the sea minerals and the abundance of omega 3 the gel provides. Research has found green mussels have a beneficial impact on both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Rosehip is another alternative this nutrient is a good antioxidant and so helps prevent free radical damage to tissues. It has been found to ease inflammation and is beneficial for both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Vogel offer us the fabulous herb Devils Claw which is extremely effective at combating arthritic pain. It achieves this by blocking some inflammatory pathways. In addition, it has pain reducing properties too.
Rhus Tox is a homeopathic remedy that is particularly useful for those who find first movements stiff and uncomfortable. Typically, these people will ease up as they move more; the key is the first movement.
There are many different homeopathic remedies to address different aspects of pain Rhus Tox is highlighted because it has helped so many of my patients. Partner it with arnica for even greater relief.
Natural tips for preventing Joint Pain
If you are lucky enough to not have joint pain here are some suggestions to help you avoid future joint issues:
We hope that this helps you experience less pain as we all patiently wait for the warmth of spring. Look after those joints and enjoy many more years of mobility and freedom!
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