If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis you are likely struggling with something like knee, hip or low back pain. In addition, you have been prescribed anti-inflammatories like Advil or Ibuprofen for pain relief. Although you may have had some success with these drugs in controlling pain, you’re concerned about their side effects. In contrast, there are natural supplements that can provide significant pain relief and are safer than medications. For example, glucosamine sulphate for … [Read more...]
Common Causes of Hip Pain
Do you find you get sudden hip pain and your leg feels like it is giving out when you stand up or walk? Or maybe you notice your groin pain or hip pain when running or walking after awhile? Maybe you get low back pain or knee pain at the same time? Regardless, it’s preventing you from enjoying your regular physical activities and work. Read more to find out what the common causes of hip pain are and what to do about it. I have had many patients complain of “hip pain” or “groin pain” and a … [Read more...]
Is Fish Oil Good for Joint Pain?
You may have been told by a doctor, nutritionist, or a friend who is a health nut that you should be taking fish oil or omega-3 fatty acid supplements to help your joint or muscle pain. Over the last few decades, fish oil supplements have been touted to help with heart disease, blood sugar problems, skin problems, depression, and joint pain. In this article we will focus on whether the evidence supports the use of fish oil supplements for joint pain. During my years at chiropractic college … [Read more...]