Patient Comments: Arthritis - Effective Treatments

What kinds of treatments have been effective for your arthritis?

Comment from: sasha61945, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: December 30

I have arthritis in my right wrist, right shoulder and across the lower part of my back. I also have fibromyalgia. I now use essential oil of lavender directly on these areas and within minutes the pain is gone. For a couple months I've been doing this and all my pain is gone. Other essential oils that stops pain are essential oil of peppermint and marjoram.

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Comment from: Sunita, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: October 07

I am 75rs. old female and always kept myself very active. Lately I started having knee pain.... not swelling or anything.Started pain med. of little use.I now joined the GYM and feeling good yet couldn't walk for a longer time. My DR. diognised it as arthris. I don't want surgery at all. Mentally I am very sharp and feel great about myself.Yet I am worried. I need help.

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Comment from: Convinced, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: October 07

I recently suffered from severe soreness in my right knee which eventually developed into such a painful condition I could not lift my leg or put weight on it to walk. After trying several home treatments, I finally went to an urgent care clinic where x-rays showed advanced arthritis in the joint. I was given a cortisone shot and within 3 hours, the pain was completely gone and I had regained complete use of my leg. It has been four days since I was given the injection and I am still pain-free and able to walk normally.

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Comment from: Dee, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 07

I have just been told I have RA.I didn't even complain about my aches and pains.I just had some blood work done.I would like to know if there is natural remedies instead of doing drugs with all kinds of side effects.I also have high blood pressure,so I'm leary of using more drugs.I'm only 54 years old.This has totally freaked me out.I am a pretty active person.

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Comment from: 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 07

I take Celebrex. I've tried other NSAIDs, but this medicine is the only one that keeps my osteoarthritis from wrecking my life. I've also found spinal injections of cortisone to be helpful in relieving extreme pain.

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Comment from: Renu, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: December 16

I was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and after undergoing Ayurvedic treatment at Kerala, I am ok and able to walk and do all the work.

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Comment from: Robin, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: July 09

I have suffered from knee arthritis as well, I like to say thanks to Dr. Purita an orthopedic surgeon at Boca Ratan FL, He treated me using Stem cells procedures. Now I am feeling very much better. Thanks To Dr. Purita and Stem MD .

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Comment from: 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: October 12

Naproxen works well for me and my husband!

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Comment from: lizarna, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: August 21

I am not sure if have arthritis or not. I have noticed a lot of unusual, and sudden, joint pain and tightness. I hear clicking in my joints from my elbows, hands, knees. All are sporadic. My hands feel uncomfortable, tight and the joints get stuck in motion as I move them. My knee gets sharp pain when I move it into a crossed leg position. It seems like all of this has happened in a matter of a month or two. I also have stiffness all over and headaches. I am not really sure what is wrong and am hesitant to go to the doctor. I am 29 and thought I was a little young to be experiencing this sort of discomfort.

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