According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis refers to more than 100 different diseases that affect areas in or around joints and causes pain, loss of movement and sometimes swelling. Arthritis costs the U.S. $128 billion annually, is one of the most prevalent chronic health problems, and is the nation’s leading cause of disability among Americans over age 15.
Unfortunately, the condition progresses with age, leaving many seniors in debilitating pain and limited mobility. Other than administering pain medications, senior caregivers are simply unaware of alternative treatment options. If you provide home care for a senior loved one, help promote arthritic relief with the following seven tips.
Easing Arthritis Pain with Heat
It takes a little muscle and it takes a little grit,