Bone-On-Bone Joint Pain

As a result of advanced arthritis, you may have joints that are experiencing “bone on bone pain”. Bone on bone refers to joints that lack cartilage. Cartilage provides shock absorption and prevents friction as you move. 

However, the pain you may associate with a joint that is bone on bone, may not be from a lack of cartilage at all. There aren’t any studies that correlate an MRI or X-Ray with how someone feels. 

In fact, your pain may be from another concern within or around the joint. This can include nerve pain, inflammation, or issues surrounding connective tissue surrounding the joint. 

If you know what’s causing your pain, you may be able to avoid invasive procedures, or at least equip yourself for any treatment routes you may need to take. 


Bone on Bone Pain Relief Options: The Bad & The Good



Some physicians may be quick to recommend surgery, but it isn’t always necessary to feel relief. Surgery is a drastic measure that can take months to recover and do not offer guaranteed results.

Injections for Bone Pain Relief


Steroid injections are generally viewed as simple, quick solutions to pain. However, they are not always simple and can actually cause more harm than good, while only offering temporary relief. 

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Look At The Nerve

Your pain may be nerve related. Natural supplements like ALA can reduce nerve pain without surgery. A peripheral nerve stimulator is another, less invasive option for preventing nerve pain. 

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Decrease Inflammation

Pain is often tied to inflammation levels throughout the body and within the joint. Reducing inflammation naturally, through diet or supplementation can prevent pain without the need for NSAIDs.




Omega-3 is a powerful anti-inflammatory that can reduce stiffness, swelling, and pain in your joints. 

It can also promote brain and mental health as well! Omega-3 improves blood flow within the brain and is required to build brain and nerve cells. 

Omega-3 is also linked to stabilized moods and reduced depression. So you can improve your mindset and your joints!


Tart cherries are packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits. This supplement can neutralize free radicals, therefore reducing the oxidative stress and chronic inflammation that can lead to poor joint health. 

Tart Cherry Extract works in the same way as NSAIDs, acting on COX-2 enzymes along the inflammatory pathway, but in a much more gentle manner. 


If you want to reduce your nerve pain – ALA is a great place to start. This antioxidant-rich supplement promotes nerve function and health, protecting them from free radicals. 

ALA is also great for managing blood sugar levels, therefore reducing the glycemic load on the blood. 


Berberine is part of our Longevity Series for a reason. It’s ability to increase insulin sensitivity rivals that of diabetic drug, Metformin. 

This can reduce your glycemic load, chronic inflammation, and may even help you manage your weight. 

NMN (B-Nicotinamide Mononucleotide) 

NMN’s NAD+ Boosting Effects:

Optimal Aging: slows down aging processes and potentially reverses aging at a cellular level
Metabolic Health: Improved cellular energy & metabolic health
DNA Repair: reduced cell damage via improved mitochondria health and Sirtuin activation
Muscular Strength: increased aerobic capacity during exercise

Additional Benefits:

  • Clear brain fog and improve mental clarity.
  • Support healthy energy levels.
  • Sharpen memory and concentration.
  • Strengthen the immune system.
  • Promote healthy cholesterol and blood pressure.

Lasting Ways To Treat Your Pain, Every Day:


1. Make Sleep Your First Priority

If you have arthritis, you may spend a lot of nights awake and in pain. However, sleep is essential when you want to feel better. A lack of sleep can impact your nervous system and inflammation levels. You can improve your sleep by establishing a routine that involves good sleep hygiene – avoiding electronics or caffeine and making room for relaxation. 

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2. Work On Your Mindset

Your mindset plays a huge role in feeling better. It may seem difficult to remain positive when you’re experiencing so much discomfort, but focusing your mind in the right ways can reduce your pain levels. Find a practice that works for you. Yoga, mindfulness, or breath work can be effective. 

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3. Change Your Diet

Inflammatory foods can wreak havoc on your joints and only make your arthritis worse. You’ll want to avoid processed foods and foods that are high in sugar to keep your inflammation levels in check. The Mediterranean Diet is a great place to start. Key elements include healthy fats, fish, nuts and plenty of fruits and vegetables. 

4. Consider Supplementation

Even with the best diet it can feel impossible to get the nutrients you need to feel your best. Supplements that are anti-inflammatory and high in antioxidants like Tart Cherry Extract and Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) are great places to start for improving inflammation levels and reducing pain. Dr. Warner developed unique supplements, like the Joint Health Multi or Daily Multi with PEA that can’t be found anywhere else. 

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You Can Take Steps To Improve Your Overall Health Today.

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Well Theory: Founded To Support Your Health Goals

Dr. Warner founded Well Theory according to her beliefs about functional medicine, or functional wellness, verses conventional medicine.

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Conventional medicine often overlooks holistic, long-term lifestyle changes in favor of prescribing heavy pharmaceuticals, recommending harsh and invasive treatments like surgeries, and more in an attempt to stop pain or disease as it occurs. 

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I think we all know that conventional and modern medicine is reactionary and piecemeal, whereas good medicine should be proactive and encompass the whole of you and your body’s systems.

How We Support You On Your Wellness Journey:
Functional healing focuses more on supporting an already healthy lifestyle – or adapting routines to create a healthier way of living – instead of merely responding to illness and injury with treatments designed to only address symptoms.

At Well Theory, we believe that you are ultimately in charge of accomplishing your health goals. We just give you the tools and resources you need to get started towards a path to better overall wellness.

We believe that you should be empowered in your health journey.

Take The First Step Towards A Life Lived Well:


Dr. Warner encourages you to make an empowered choice. Self-treat your pain at home, first, with natural options that fit into your lifestyle. 

Our Goal For You:

Our goal is not to treat the symptoms of illness but to support you in your long-term wellness journey as you transform your health for the better, in a way that lasts.

Ultimately, your body has the tools it needs to self-heal and treat problems. We simply seek to enhance those natural abilities.

Our products and resources are all designed to be worked seamlessly into your healthy lifestyle.

No doctor’s appointments, no expensive pharmaceuticals, no troubling side effects – just natural options that actually work.