Pain of polymyalgia Chronic pain affects a person in many ways which make day to day living difficult. It is hard for those who have not experienced such pain to understand how difficult life can be. Polymyalgia has similar symptoms to fibromyalgia but sufferers have joint pain and stiffness as well as muscle pain. The […]
Cold weather cause your joints to ache? It may do. Cold, damp weather can cause changes in the joints.
How can we protect achy joints? Does exercise help and if so, in what way? A few ideas for relieving joint pain in cold weather.
It may surprise you, but moving is one of the best pain relievers. Move, move, move is the advice often given to those suffering with arthritis. We used to think that people with arthritis should rest their joints but we now know that resting can increase the pain. Exercise helps relieve pain and stiffness and […]
Vitamin D deficiency is a growing concern everywhere – but an easy one to manage. “Adequate vitamin D may be significant to improving osteoarthritis pain because it affects bone quality and protects cell function to help reduce inflammation,” said Toni L. Glover, lead author of a University of Florida study. “Vitamin D maintains calcium and […]