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I am 34 years old. I have pain in right knee and right foot. My calcium serum, d3 and b12 are below normal range. I am hypothyroidism.
56 years old male. Regular in morning walks vegetarian. Since 2_3 months uric acid is 7.9 _ 8.1. Has small knots in feet under joints. Started having pain in knee joints. Having pain in feet. While running no problems. Advice medicine, exercises and food habits to be followed please.
I have pain in my knee. And I am not healthy sir please tell me what to eat by which I can healthy. Banana and milk can take. Thank.
Sir/ mam I m suffering frm insomnia. Moreover, m not under stress. Bt still m not able to take proper sleep. What should I do?
My mother is 60 years old and she has knee pain and swelling in her legs. Now she is wearing cr�pe bandage, and feels comfortable. But after removing bandage again swelling comes. What's the cause and remedy?
My father is 70 years old. He is suffering with arthritis from last 20 years and he is unable to stand and walk. What should we do?
I am suffering from bp since 5 years, I am unable to do my work at home. How to recover from bp. Please suggest me and I have knee pain too.
I am 26 years old I'm suffering from knee joint pain, when ever it show one sound crack crack so what I should do I'm not interested for surgery only naturally.
I am 27 year old man I have pain in my right knee from one year ago only in winter in summer it will automatically disappeared what will I have to do.
Arthritis is painful inflammation of the joints caused by excessive amounts of uric acid in the blood. This causes friction in the joints and may cause inflammation among muscle tissues. This is a very painful condition and may even be debilitating for many people. One of the methods used to provide relief from arthritis pain is the hot and cold therapy. Let’s have a look at it in detail.
How does hot and cold treatment work’s?
The hot and cold treatments work on various joints or muscle areas and are very effective in lowering pain as well as providing more mobility to the affected areas. Both these therapies try to enable the healing forces within the body and hence improve on the conditions which cause arthritis pain.
Heat treatment therapy: Heat therapy uses the principle of the expansion of material when warmer. If heat is applied to an affected area, it dilates the blood vessels, improves and stimulates blood circulation and also reduces muscle spasms. Heat treatments are very effective in soothing stiff joints and tired muscles as they encourage the flow of blood to the areas being treated. Some of the options available for heat treatments would be:
1. Heats patches that are disposable
2. Heating belts made for specific parts of the body
3. Moist heating pads
4. Simple hot water in a tub
5. Paraffin wax and Mineral oil
6. Hot oil massages
7. Warms showers or baths
8. Warmed towels or clothes used as a hot compress
Cold treatment therapy: Cold uses the very opposite principle of heat therapy to provide pain relief to arthritis patients. Cold has the properties of being able to constrict blood vessels and slow the flow of blood, thus resulting in numbing the area and reducing pain. Cold treatment is also very effective in reducing swelling as it can fight inflammation very effectively. It is mostly useful in cases of acute and chronic pain and is a very good pain reliever. Some of the options available for cold treatments would be:
1. Cold compress by using ice in a waterproof bag with a towel covering it to protect the skin.
2. Buying a medically manufactured ice pack or bag
3. Buying ice gel packs from the medical store which can be frozen and then used
4. Making ice packs at home by mixing water with rubbing alcohol and then freezing it
5. Taking ice bath by pouring ice into the bath tub.