HOW TO NATURALLY IMPROVE JOINT HEALTH
Eventually, we will all experience joint pain. Through age, injury, or even illness, most of us will develop some discomfort or decrease in flexibility in our joints.
However, there are things you can do to safeguard your joint health, and address pain when it does strike!
Today, we’re sharing our best tips on improving joint health at home, reducing joint pain, improving mobility, and giving you the facts on the common causes of joint pain.
WHAT CAUSES JOINT PAIN?
Bursitis occurs when the fluid-filled sacs (bursae) in your joints become inflamed. This can occur with infection, overuse, and forms of arthritis. It’s often accompanied by pain, swelling, and the joint may feel warm.
Tendons are the flexible bands of tissue that connect bone and muscle. So the pain you’re feeling in your joint could be an inflamed tendon (tendonitits). This can reduce your range of motion and is usually caused by overuse.
Gout is a specific form of inflammatory arthritis. It occurs when a buildup of uric acid in your body gets deposited in a joint – usually the big toe joint. “Gout attacks” are extremely painful and difficult to treat.
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HOW TO NATURALLY REDUCE JOINT PAIN
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If your joint pain isn’t caused by overuse, exercise can help you retain and regain strength and function. Walking, swimming, or other low-impact exercises can help restore flexibility in the connective tissues surrounding joints and build stabilizing muscles that prevent future injury.
2. HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS
When you’re overweight, this puts excess strain on your joints. The joints of the lower body, including the knees and hips are particularly impacted, which can be dangerous as you age. Steady weight loss with dietary changes and an increase in exercise can help reduce this strain.
3. PHYSICAL THERAPY
Physical therapy is a must for those with persistent joint pain. Our physical therapists can assist you with targeting the correct muscle groups to exercise, help improve mobility through therapeutic massage, stretching techniques, etc., and help you determine if other treatments are needed.
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