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Five natural ways to ease and manage arthritis pain

Losing weight is one of the best ways to deal with arthritis.

Written by Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti | Published : January 16, 2018 3:33 PM IST




Acupuncture: A form of Chinese medicine, many experts recommend this to soothe arthritis pain. The National Health Service said, Acupuncture is often used to treat other musculoskeletal conditions (of the bones and muscles) and pain conditions including chronic pain such as neck pain, joint pain, dental pain, postoperative pain. Also Read - Logistics Challenges in Rural Healthcare: How To Bridge the Gap


Massage: Massages have been shown to reduce joint pain and stiffness as well as range of motion. But Arthritis Foundation warns to listen to your body and perhaps avoid getting a massage when joints are especially tender and sensitive.


Tai Chi: Another Chinese practice, this combines gentle flowing movements, deep breathing and meditation, and has been shown to not only reduce joint pain, but also improve range of motion and function.