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.

A Simple Guide to Osteoarthritis are a series of starter eBooks. They are designed to teach you to treat yourself showing you lifestyle changes you need to make and giving you some easy to use home treatments that will relieve 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).

However it must be suitable for the amount of degeneration you have and how your osteoarthritis affects you. We are all different.

That is why I have developed the Joint Control Exercise Program for Osteoarthritis. It will teach you how to massage your affected joint and give you a series of exercises and a schedule of how many of each exercise to do when. I also support you through the program 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 Pain is Not Relieved by Tylenol

Tylenol has been shown to provide minimal pain relief for osteoarthritis pain.

Tylenol has been shown to provide minimal pain relief for osteoarthritis pain.

I hear from many people that their Doctor has prescribed Tylenol (also called acetaminophen or paracetamol) for their osteoarthritis pain. Most people report it may take the edge off a bit but is of little help really.  Continue reading

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Manage Osteoarthritis With Simple Lifestyle Changes

Manage osteoarthritis with lifestyle changes

Manage osteoarthritis with lifestyle changes.

Our lifestyle is the key to osteoarthritis prevention and progression according to research published in the International Journal of Molecular Science. This is something I have long since preached so it is good to hear science back up my rantings!

The researchers suggest that you can manage osteoarthritis with simple lifestyle changes to your diet and by using the correct exercise program. We all do have non-modifiable risk factors such as genetics, age, gender and ethnicity but they conclude that lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise can offset these precursors and, in some cases, override them. Continue reading

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Managing Osteoarthritis Yourself

The real key to managing osteoarthritis is being proactive. I’m afraid taking some pills to mask the pain will not do you any good in the long term- in fact it may make your condition worse.

Osteoarthritis is a very common. All of  us will know someone who suffers from it but family Doctors know there is no cure but are still remarkably bad at managing osteoarthritis. They usually give you a prescription for some painkillers and/or anti-inflammatory pills and tell you to come back for surgery when you are really bad!

When you have osteoarthritis your joint becomes mechanically dysfunctional. By masking the pain you will do more and as the joint is not working properly you will damage it more and so may speed up the degenerative process.

To try and slow the degenerative process you must improve function. As a side effect of this as function improves the pain reduces as well so this is a win-win situation! Continue reading

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