Arthritis is termed as inflammation of one or more joints which causes pain and stiffness pertaining to restriction of movement.
TYPES OF ARTHRITIS
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Psoriatic Arthritis
Symptoms of Arthritis
• Swelling and inflammation
• Restricted movement of the affected part
• Joint deformity
• Crepitus in joints
Triggers that make Arthritis worse
• Overactivity of the affected part
• Trauma to the affected part
• Bone spurs
• Repetitive movements
• Cold weather
• Change in barometric pressure.
• Old age
• Elevated uric acid level
Tips for Arthritis
• Quit smoking
• Maintain weight
• Use good posture
• Massage might improve pain and stiffness on a temporary basis
• Use hot and cold applications according
• Restrict movement with support
• Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
1. Arnica Montana
Chronic arthritis with a feeling of soreness bruised over the leg can be suggestive for this remedy .patient often complains that the slightest movement or touch can aggravate the pain more the patient is unable to do even daily work.
2. Calcarea Phosphorica
Soreness of joints which gets worse more by cold weather often calls for this remedy. the patient often complains of aching in bones and stiffness of joints .person has s tendency to develop bone spurs .tiredness is also a peculiar characteristic of this remedy.
3. Ledum Palustre
This remedy is often prescribed when pain usually begins in lower joints and then goes in higher ones .patient may often say that pain started first in the toes then after days ankles and knees also started aching. Cold application often gives relief.
4. Ruta Graveolens
Stiffness and soreness worse from cold and damp weather often calls for this remedy. Affected parts are mostly tendons and capsule of joints which gets worse by exertion. Overuse of joint and exertion often aggravates the complaints more.
5. Calcarea Carbonicum
This is one of the best remedies for arthritis. Soreness becomes more on cold. The commonly affected joint is usually the knee joint. Cramping pain is present in extremities which aggravates more on exertion.