Alternative treatment is a natural reaction for many people. The desire to replace failing conventional medicine or to only find a perceived healthier path. A large percentage of arthritis suffers in the UK have tried at least one form of alternative treatment. Some carry substantial evidence to support their effectiveness and others lack supporting studies […]
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Sleep can often be a big challenge for arthritis sufferers and periods of inactivity can further compound the issue. We talked about some less conventional tips for sleeping with arthritis that could be useful additions to your sleep routine in our previous article, but what about the recommended basics to sleep better? Sleep on your […]
There is much research to support the idea that an anti-inflammatory diet can go a long way in fighting the symptoms of arthritis. Arthritis comes in hundreds of forms, with osteoarthritis, and inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis the most common. Inflammation has the biggest knock on effect on quality of life, […]
We’ve all heard of some strange ideas in our time, and garlic in milk certainly makes it to the top of that pile. It’s reported all over the internet to have multiple health benefits, including reducing inflammation in joints with arthritis when drinking daily. We thought it would be wrong not to share! If you’re […]
New research published in the Arthritis Care and Research journal suggest that the strength of muscles in women could be more important than men for reducing the risk of arthritis. The research shows that women who have less strength in muscles known as the knee extensors, or quadriceps at the front of the leg were […]
Matt Iseman won Monday night’s celebrity apprentice final and represented The Arthritis Foundation as his charity of choice. Who is Matt Iseman and why did he choose to support an arthritis charity? Matt started his career at medical school before pursuing life as a stand-up comedian. He’s probably become best known for hosting the hit […]