Usually osteoarthritis is a disease that affects older people. However there are many athletes who have it.
Also reaches forty percent of people who perform heavy physical exertion and certain violent due to the nature of their work, eg construction workers, or drivers subject to long hours at the wheel.
Osteoarthritis is a disease that affects the joints . consists of adegenerative disorder that compromises the elasticity of articular cartilage. Such alteration may be primary, or sometimes traumatic (secondary osteoarthritis).
Key areas that are affected:
- Base of thumbs
- Big toe
How to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis
The exercise must be compensated with rest of painful joints, but a joint immobilization tends to aggravate osteoarthritis than improve it. Also useful local heat treatment (heating pad at night for 1 hour)
Treating osteoarthritis with phytotherapy
Then we’ll see what they can do the plants as natural relief for this condition (phytotherapy).
- 1 cup boiling water
- 10 grams of rosemary
- 10 g of thyme or thyme
- 10 grams of sage
- 10 grams of Peppermint
Plants infuse for five minutes, strain and drink a cup a day for a period of 21 days. You can leave a gap of four days to repeat the cycle.
We insist that natural treatments can complement, but never replace your doctor.
Originally posted 2013-04-01 18:28:46.