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Fight Joint Pain through Crafting

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Dec 16, 2015

If you suffer from joint or arthritis pain, it may be tempting to reduce hand movement in an attempt to reduce your pain, but that’s a mistake says physical therapist Inna Kuznetsov. “Just like with any body part, hands with arthritis need to be moved.” If they’re not, your joints can stiffen, causing pain. Movement and exercise actually can increase synovial fluid productions, which can improve joint function and decrease pain. Because of that reason, crafting and other activities based on hand movement can help reduce arthritis and joint pain.

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Topics: Blog, Arthritis, Stretches, Joint pain, Crafting

4 Superfoods Fresh from the Garden

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Aug 21, 2015

You don't always have to check the medicine cabinet when you're in pain. Sometimes pain relief may be right in your own backyard, ordown the block at  your local farmer's market. That's right: Many home-grown plants can effectively fight pain. Here are our top four favorite garden-grown foods that can relieve pain and reduce inflammation. 

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Topics: Back Pain,, Arthritis, Pain Fighting Foods, Gardening, Inflammation