Potential Remedies to Alleviate Joint Pain

Arthritis pain. If you have a taste for classic plays, Shakespeare in the Park is always a wonderful destination. The Monroe County Civic Theater will perform Cymbeline at Waldron, Hill and Buskirk Park June 11-14. Natural elements are a common theme in The Bard’s works, as in many naturally-based home remedies you might wish to try if you suffer from joint pain due to arthritis.

We do not guarantee that any or all of these techniques will work, but it can be interesting to see what people have suggested over time. If something does alleviate pain for you, great! If not, or if you have any questions about Learn the causes of arthritis. whatsoever, please contact us and we will be happy to help you find effective solutions for you.

So what has been attempted to relieve arthritis pain?

Flax Seed Oil – This oil contains Omega-3 fats, which can help the body produce anti-inflammatory molecules. One tablespoon of oil three times daily is often the recommended usage. The oil or the seeds themselves can be added to foods.

Alfalfa Seeds – A tea derived from alfalfa seeds is said to help alleviate joint pain. Add one teaspoon of seeds to one cup of boiling water and drink up to four cups daily. Adding capsules or actual alfalfa to your diet might also help.

Turmeric – This spice from Indian foods has become popular as of late! 500-1,000 mg turmeric capsules three times daily allegedly results in reduced inflammation and arthritis pain relief for many.

Ginger – Another spice said to have benefits, supporters suggest consuming a half-inch of fresh ginger peeled and sliced with every meal.

It’s sometimes good to experiment, but it’s always best to seek a professional opinion before making any big lifestyle changes. Dr. Kevin Powers and his friendly staff can help you determine the best and safest techniques to reduce joint pain and find relief. Contact our Bloomington, IN office by calling (812) 333-4422.