How to Treat Osteoarthritis Symptoms Signs Symptoms of Osteoarthritis
Hello my name is Susan Jewell and on behalfof expert village today I am going to talk to you about the subject of osteoarthritis.Now we got to talk about signs and symptoms, cause definition and ways to alleviate thepain of osteoarthritis when you get it. But in this clip we are going to look at signsand symptoms now most patients or people when they have osteoarthritis will come in complainingof nodes or what we call lumps or protuberance from digits of the joints for example mostcommonly you will see it on fingers and toes most commonly on the big toe. So let me drawfor you quickly if a person comes in and they have a say these are her, this is a thumband this is the fingers then most likely you
are going to get these protuberance or lumpson the joints of the fingers. Here there. They'll come in and is really painful andthey can't move their hands or in, like I said, their big toes most commonly on theirbig toes on the side of their big toe and these are painful nodes painful in the areaaffected and also the patients will complain of pain overall specifically in the jointscause osteoarthritis effects the knee the arm the elbows and the cervical spine. LikeI said, here's the cervical spine they are going to see inflammation sometimes you'regoing to see inflammation of the joint area it's going to be stiffness the patients goingto complain of stiffness they're going to
complain about of this what we call crepituswhich is a sound that you get because the joints actually rubbing together the frictionwhen they are walking or they are mobile the joints make this crepitus sound scratchy scratchywood sound together they are going to complain of decrease of range of motion they can'tfor example really swing their arms around or extend their legs to a certain degree.And the pain is worsen by activity or weight bearing exercises, so these are some of thesigns and symptoms of osteoarthritis.
How to Treat Osteoarthritis Symptoms Alternative Pain Relief Tips for Osteoarthritis
Hello my name is Susan Jewell and I amgoing to talk to you on behalf of expert village today, about the subject of osteoarthritis.Now in this clip I am going to mention briefly ways to reduce the pain of osteoarthritis.Some of the other methods of reducing the pain is its been found that ginger, eatingginger in your diet actually would help with the pain because ginger has properties todecrease pain and also is antiinflammatory, now ginger can be readily available as clovesof ginger that is raw that you can peel dice and mash up and put it in your cooking oryou can buy ginger powder or ginger slices specifically if you go to sushi restaurantsyou see these pickled ginger which is very
good to eat, so ginger is a good source alsohot chili peppers and hot chili sauce because chili peppers has this compound capsaicinwhich is anti inflammatory also helps reduce the pain, so eating a lot of chili and hotpeppers are really good for arthritis but its not good if you have ulcers so watch yourintake if you have ulcers, so you have to always consider the risks and benefits whenyou eat something or not eat something Hot showers, of course nice warm hot showers becausewhen you come out your body is relaxed all your muscles are relaxed that will also willhelp the pain of arthritis the stiffness and also the just relaxing of the muscle havingto distress. Spa's you can get home kits where
you can get facial spas you could do footspas you know to release pain if you have in your ankles which is very good, if youhave money and if you want to spoil yourself you can go to a spa place and have somebodypamper you and my recommendation and most medical profession is rest, rest is alwaysvery good, good sleep good quality rest and that would also help deal with the signs andsymptoms of arthritis particularly the pain from arthritis.