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Dec 2015

Best Joint Pain Relief Techniques

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Healthy joints are instrumental in all movement and support in the body. Joint pain can range from mildly uncomfortable to severe and debilitating. Joint pain is common in aging adults, and is often found in major joints such as the knees, hips, and shoulders. Joint pain is a symptom of arthritis, an inflammation of the joints which affects many aging adults. With any joint pain, it is highly recommended that you see out the opinion of a doctor or physiotherapist. A doctor may prescribe medication in order to reduce pain and inflammation. A physiotherapist can diagnose and treat your joint pains effectively. Anti-Inflammatories Joint pain is often due to inflammation. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications include: Aspirin Ibuprofen Tylenol For long-term health, you may want to follow an anti-inflammatory diet. Foods known to be anti-inflammatory include: Fatty Fish (salmon, mackerel, tuna) Whole Grains Dark Leafy Greens Nuts Soy Nightshade vegetables (peppers, tomatoes)…

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Whether you lead an active or a more sedentary lifestyle, you may find that back pain is giving you problems while sitting, exercising, or sleeping. Depending on the severity of your back pain, you may need to visit a doctor, chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, or acupuncturist. There are some ways to treat your back pain at home (other than medicating!). Before we get into the stretches, here are some quick tips to help you before, after, and during your stretches:…

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When it comes to muscle pain or fatigue, foot orthotics can make a big difference! Orthotics are inserts that fit inside the shoe, correcting posture and alignment and minimizing stress and discomfort. For those who spend lots of time on their feet, orthotics are a necessity in order to maintain correct weight distribution. Here are a few reasons custom orthotics may be right for you! Orthotics Correct Many Joint, Muscle, and Bone Defects Orthotics are used to treat structural or…

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Dynamic Physiotherapy is known as a leader and specialist in the field of shockwave therapy. But what exactly is shockwave therapy and what is it used for? In short, shockwave therapy is a non-invasive, drug-free, highly effective and efficient therapy which reduces chronic pain, accelerates healing, and regenerates injured tissue.s. It does this all in just days. How Does it Work? Shockwave therapy can be performed in your physiotherapist’s office and a treatment takes as little as ten minutes. During…

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