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 Reduced by Vitamin D

The study showed those people who were deficient in Vitamin D had more osteoarthritis pain and struggled to even get out of a chair.

The study showed those people who were deficient in Vitamin D had more osteoarthritis pain and struggled to even get out of a chair.

A study in the US has found that obese sufferers who are deficient in vitamin D get more osteoarthritis pain and have greatly reduced mobility.

It appears that Vitamin D is linked to obesity and osteoarthritis and these two things are often found in the same patient.  Continue reading

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Self Management for Osteoarthritis Advised by NICE

Self management of osteoarthritis helps you feel more in control and so people feel less depressed.

Self management of osteoarthritis helps you feel more in control and so people feel less depressed.

Good to see the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK have finally noticed there is widely differing standards of care for osteoarthritis sufferers.

In my years of blogging this has been something I have noticed all over the world. Not only are there differing standards between countries but also within countries.

This is a very unsatisfactory state of affairs and actually quite unnecessary as NICE advocate self management for osteoarthritis!

Self management allow the patient to feel like they have some control over their condition and gives them goals to work towards. In my experience it often relieves the depression that goes with chronic diseases such as OA.

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Osteoarthritis Pain Driving You Mad?

Does your osteoarthritis pain drive you mad?

Do you feel left on the scrap heap?
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This article is driven by the question on this article on osteoarthritis pain and the weather.

(Oh dear I seem to be full of bad puns today-sorry!)

Effectively the person asked if she should move closer to work to avoid the long commute even though she is happy living where she does.

Rather than presume to advise her on such a huge lifestyle change I have decided to write this article on how to reduce your osteoarthritis pain when driving. In it I will give you some tips on how to reduce the pain and stiffness on arrival as well as how to set up your car seat correctly.  Continue reading

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