Arthritis is definitely worse in winter months as the ligaments and muscles contract with the cold weather and restrict the joints which in turn cause pain and stiffness. Damp weather is equally as bad and it is unsure why this is. So to ease your pain buy a thermal joint device and stay warm!
What is the best way to manage arthritis and joint pain?
Arthritis is like sitting on a thin fence. How well you cope with the pain depends on how you can balance on the fence. Some times it is easy to keep level and other times no matter what you do you keep falling off the fence!! Coping with pain is similar and the will and determination to prevail is very important and is can affect the way you feel. When a cold snap is coming or you know you will be going away etc be prepared. take warm joint wrpas and ensure if you are going outside then wrap up warmly
The nature of arthritis and joint pain means you have to be flexible. '
Pace yourself and if you are in pain do not excert yourself. relax and keep the joint warm
Drink plenty of fluids as arthritis worsens with dehydration and back of the acid foods and sugar
What is arthritis?
Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints that causes pain and misery The joints become painful and stiff. Old injuries such as torn ligaments, bad knocks etc can be a precurser