Osteoarthritis Pain Ruining Your Life?

Learn how to relieve your osteoarthritis pain.

How To Relieve Osteoarthritis Pain

Is your osteoarthritis pain getting you down?

If you are suffering osteoarthritis pain you are not alone as 1 in 3 people over the age of 60 suffer from this condition.

My name is Dr. Sophie Hardy and I was a UK trained chiropractor who worked with International and Premiership footballers (soccer players). I worked alongside many top class therapists, including physiotherapists, masseurs and exercise specialists giving me a wide knowledge base. I retired in my mid 40s with osteoarthritis pain in my spine and in my hands. I now spend my time helping my fellow sufferers with their osteoarthritis pain.

There is no cure for osteoarthritis but you can do a lot to relieve your osteoarthritis pain.

By making a few simple lifestyle changes and following some osteoarthritis treatment guidelines you can reduce the symptoms and relieve your osteoarthritis pain. With a little effort you can still a full and active life.

Here at Natural Treatments and Exercises for Osteoarthritis you can learn all about different treatments and I will teach you how to relieve osteoarthritis pain. Whether you are newly diagnosed with limited knowledge or someone who has been suffering for years, the aim is to have interesting, helpful and educational information. If you have experienced a type of treatment, whether successful or not, please leave your comments at the end of articles as this would help others thinking of using that type of therapy.

If you want to learn more about your condition including what is osteoarthritis, what causes osteoarthritis pain and what are the symptoms of osteoarthritis in individual joints then click on the tabs at the top of the page. I also keep up to date and make regular posts about anything to do with osteoarthritis, including current osteoarthritis treatment guidelines, do natural osteoarthritis remedies or alternative treatments for osteoarthritis help with your osteoarthritis pain plus all the latest news regarding new treatments for osteoarthritis. You can get all these by signing up for my free monthly newsletter on the right hand side of this page.

If you are newly diagnosed and don’t know where to start putting yourself together a treatment plan to relieve your osteoarthritis pain I suggest you sign up for my free 3 day course on Pain Management for Osteoarthritis. It will give you an overview of all the proven treatments for osteoarthritis pain.

How to Manage Your Osteoarthritis Pain.

If you have done any investigation into different therapies and treatments for osteoarthritis you will know that a good physical therapy program, including exercises, is the foundation to any treatment plan. Home based exercise studies have shown to be highly effective in relieving osteoarthritis pain. (E.G. hipkneehand osteoarthritis pain).You can get two different exercise programs here, both are designed by me personally.

How to Treat Osteoarthritis Naturally are a series of eBooks. They are designed to teach you to treat yourself. They cover how to effectively use all the treatments recommended by the Arthritis  Foundation to relieve osteoarthritis pain. They have 3 levels of programs of self massage and exercises and a multiple choice questionnaire so you know which level of exercise program you should follow.

They are the ultimate guide to managing osteoarthritis so you can start to lead the life you deserve.

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How to relieve osteoarthritis pain

Don’t let your osteoarthritis stop you from leading a full and active life!

Leave your comments at the end of articles so others know whether that type of treatment has worked (or not worked!) for you. Join us on Facebook so together we can help one another by building a community with the best collection of treatments on how to relieve osteoarthritis pain. That way we can lead the lives we all deserve.

I look forward to working with you!

Yours in health

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Dr. Sophie Hardy

P.S. Life is too short to live in pain like this. Simply exploring this site could give you the answer to your osteoarthritis pain.


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Osteoarthritis and Depression : how to break the cycle

Osteoarthritis and depression

Osteoarthritis pain causes lack of sleep and this has been linked to depression.

Many people who contact me report they feel very depressed. They had dreamed of a wonderful retirement, doing all the things they love to enjoy. Unfortunately when they develop osteoarthritis and depression follows diagnosis and the realisation their dream is shattered.

Unless you have OA you have no idea of the psychological effect it can have. It effects every aspect of your life and because there is no cure you can end up feeling that this is your life. You can’t enjoy the simple pleasures in life- working around your home, going for a walk or playing with the grandkids all becomes a chore rather than a pleasure. You lose motivation to do anything as you know you are going to suffer the consequences for a good few days to come.

I believe there two major factors resulting arising from having osteoarthritis that leads to depression.  Continue reading

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Causes of Knee Osteoarthritis : is running one of them?

Is running one of the causes of knee osteoarthritis

Is running one of the causes of knee osteoarthritis or does it prevent it as this study suggests?

There have been lots of reports over the past few weeks about this study on whether running is one of the causes of knee osteoarthritis. Continue reading

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Physical Therapy for Osteoarthritis Has Long Term Benefit

J. Haxby Abbott latest research into physical therapy for osteoarthritis

J. Haxby Abbott is well known in New Zealand for his research into osteoarthritis.

J. Haxby Abbott is well known in New Zealand for his research into osteoarthritis. His latest findings are scheduled for presentation at the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting in Boston although they have yet to be published in a journal. His latest study investigated the long term benefit of physical therapy for osteoarthritisContinue reading

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