What is Arthritis?
Arthritis is a condition in which body joints become inflamed that cause pain and stiffness. In this conditions movement of joints become difficult and painful. In the start the condition is mild but if not treated properly the condition becomes worse with the passage of time. In severe or worst conditions patient is not able to do her daily activities and pain becomes severe and chronic. In some cases of Arthritis, other organs like lungs, eyes, heart, skin and kidneys may also be affected. Common types of Arthritis are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis.
What are Symptoms of Arthritis and How to Diagnose?
If you are feeling pain in your body joints and this pain persists then it may be Arthritis pain. You must contact your physician for proper checkup. Sometimes, the pain goes away and is not because of Arthritis. But if the pain is due to Arthritis, then it will normally stay there and increase day by day.
Usually Arthritis can be diagnosed by physical examination of joints. Common symptoms are swelling in joints and difficulty in moving joints. Your physician may also ask you to do blood tests or X-rays to confirm the condition.
How Arthritis Pain Can Be Treated?
In most of the cases three types of treatments are done to treat Arthritis and Arthritis pain including:
1- Exercises to Decrease Arthritis Pain
2- Medications to control Arthritis Pain
Exercises to Control Arthritis Pain
Exercises can really help you to reduce the Arthritis pain. Doing proper exercises will build and strengthen the muscles around joints. Exercises can also improve range of motion of joints. But doing wrong exercises can damage your joints that can result in increased joints pain. You must consult your physician before starting any exercise for controlling arthritis pain.
Medications to Control Arthritis Pain
In Allopathy, medicines are also given to patients. The main purpose of these medicines is to reduce the pain. Medicines may be topical analgesics or given orally.
Surgery to Treat Arthritis Pain
Sometimes surgery is done to decrease the arthritis pain and to restore the function and mobility of body joints. But this is a painful and expensive method that may or may not be successful.
Treatment of Arthritis Pain in Homeopathy
Please note that in Allopathy there is no treatment or complete cure for Arthritis pain. Exercises and medicines are given just to control the condition. This condition cannot be reversed in normal treatment methods.
However, in homeopathy, the arthritis pain can be completely cured and reversed. Homeopathic medicines work in different ways to cure this condition. First of all they strengthen the muscles around the painful joints. Secondly the wear and tear of joints is stopped. This controls the condition and pain is not increased in coming days. The most important effect of homeopathic medicines is that swelling and stiffness of joints is cured. When medicines are taken regularly for some months, the condition can be almost fully cured.
Please note that exact time frame of cure may be different depending upon the condition and severity of problem.
Some common homeopathic medicines used to treat Arthritis pain include:
- Bryonia Alba
- Ledum pal
- Rhus Tox
- Kalmia lot
- Calcaria Carb
- Benzoic acid
Please don’t any of these medicines on your own to cure Arthritis pain. These medicines are only mentioned for reference. Only an experienced homeopathic doctor can suggest your right medicine depending upon your condition and its severity.