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Doctors and therapists often recommend the use of heat or cold packs to decrease pain, reduce inflammation, and to increase mobility. These methods for soothing achy and stiff joints are referred to as “thermotherapy.”
We all know someone that claims to be able to predict weather changes based on sensations in old injuries or arthritic joints. Whether temperature or humidity levels are rising or falling, plenty of arthritis sufferers attest to experiencing more or less pain based on the conditions of their climates. Is “feeling it in your bones” an old wives’ tale, or is there truth in the claims?
Although it’s always wise to get professional diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain conditions, you can often tell the difference between arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) by evaluating the symptoms yourself.
When uric acid crystallizes in your body, you start to feel the painful impact of gout. Staying away from three common trigger foods can help.
More and more people are suffering from gout, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The numbers on the pain condition in the United States show that men are at an almost 3 times greater risk of this rheumatic disease:
· 8.3 million people (3.9%)
· 6.1 million men (5.9%)
· 2.2 million women (2.0%).