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There are many Natural Things
you can do for your Arthritis

Arthritis Remedy

To help with the relief of arthritis, put yourself in charge of creating a proactive plan for yourself. Take charge of your lifestyle and see where improvements can be made. Consider the following arthritis remedy proceedures. These are useful alternatives to just taking drugs and you can combine these three with no side effects.

Acupuncture and Acupressure as an Arthritis Remedy 

Acupuncture

Acupuncture or therapeutic 'needle piercing" is the insertion of fine needles into the skin in order to stimulate targeted places in the body, referred to as acupoints. Along with the needles, the acupuncture practitioner also generally applies any of the following to stimulate the points; suction, friction, heat, pressure or electromagnetic energy impulses. The treatment goal is to stimulate the acupoints in order to balance the body’s movement of energy (qi) and restore health. Ask your healthcare provider for practitioner referrals or look in directories under holistic services. This is becoming a very popular method of curing many ills, so be sure you get a certified practioner.  Your neighbor may have taken a few classes, but.....

Acupressure

 

If the thought of putting needles into your body just totally prevents you from considering this valuable resource, then consider Acupressure, also referred to as Relief with Fingertips. It is similar to acupuncture, but uses the hands for healing technique instead of needles and other devices. Depending upon the afflicted area and type of arthritic condition, a combination of knuckles, fingers, thumbs and palm massage techniques are use in the surrounding areas.

Aromatherapy as an Arthritis Remedy

Aromatherapy or "treatment using scents," is another holistic treatment used by some arthritic sufferers for pain relief and stress management.

Treatment focuses on using pleasurable aromatic botanical oils by either massaging them into the skin, adding them to the bath water, inhaling them directly or diffusing their scents into the surrounding environment. The oils have been known to affect moods, help with relaxation, lessen or end fatigue and anxiety, and help the brain and nervous system via olfactory nerves stimulation when inhaled. (concentrated oils should never be used directly on the skin. They must always be diluted with another plain oil to prevent burning the skin.)

Aromatherapy is reportedly one of the fastest growing fields in alternative medicine, used in home, clinical and hospital environments for pain and stress relief.

Although a trained practioner can combine different scents just for you, you can do some experimenting on your own for a small investment of time and money.